Tobacco and Vapour Products in Schools
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Promote tobacco and vape free children and youth in our schools

Tobacco use continues to be the leading cause of preventable death and illness, and 85% of smokers today started before they were age 18. Although vapour products are currently promoted as less harmful than cigarettes, they are not harmless; particularly for youth and non-smokers.

Tobacco and Vaping Resources

The Interior Health Toolkit – Vaping School Properties, provides resources to school district staff and others who are working to address the use of vapour products among youth. Key audiences that can utilize the toolkit include superintendents, principals, teachers, health promoting school coordinators and public health nurses.

School Compliance information is available to advise both public and private schools of their responsibilities for showing reasonable care and diligence with the Tobacco and Vapour Products Control Act.


For more information or questions contact the Integrated Tobacco Program at tobacco@interiorhealth.ca or 1-855-744-6328, prompt #5.

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