SmokeFree Gloucestershire - Vaping and e-cigarettes
Developed by SmokeFree Sheffield in collaboration with Action on Smoking and Health (ASH), GHLL and One Gloucestershire have joined forces to share these useful posters and leaflets with you to help facilitate conversations in class around vaping and e-cigarettes.
Whole School Approach to Reducing Vaping - training delivered by GHLL's Lead Teachers.
GHLL Lead Teachers have hosted a training session centred around reducing vaping.
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Vapes and E-Cigarettes
- ASH Addressing common myths about vaping
- Bad filling about this: Vaping causes your teeth to ROT
- Vaping - is it a risk-free option? - BBC News
- Why is Vaping Bad for You? - YouTube video
Department of Helath - Creating a smokefree generation and tackling youth vaping
The Prime Minister has set out plans to build a better and brighter future for our children. This includes the introduction of a new law to stop children who turn 14 this year or younger from ever legally being sold cigarettes and a further crackdown on youth vaping.
Key measures have been announced by the Department of Health on how this will be achieved.
The full publication can be found here.
Vaping – KS3 form time activities
In these 3 form time sessions, students learn about social pressures around vaping, its impact, and the effects of nicotine on the adolescent brain:
Vaping: What and why?
Vaping: The impact
Includes a "Guidance for teaching about vaping" document to support one-to-one conversations with young people.
Rachel Burden investigates the youth vaping phenomenon and asks if we should be worried about young people getting addicted. Watch on BBC One at 20:00 (22:40 in Wales) on Monday 4 September - and afterwards on BBC iPlayer (UK only)
Watch on BBC One at 20:00 (22:40 in Wales) on Monday 4 September - and afterwards on BBC iPlayer (UK only)
Vapes are electronic devices designed to allow people to inhale nicotine in a vapour. Using a vape is known as vaping. Vapes are also available without nicotine.
How the drug works varies from person to person
- How you might feel
- Dizzy, headache, nauseous or mildly stimulated, relaxed.
- Read more about how it feels
- Effects on your body
- Increased blood pressure and heart rate, faster breathing.
- Read more about how it feels
- How long it takes to work
- Effects peak 5 - 10 minutes after your first puff.
- Read more about how long it takes to work
- How long the effects last
- The effects last two to three hours after your last puff.
- Read more about how long the effects last
- Common risks
- Nicotine makes the heart beat much faster. This can make you feel nauseous/sick the first time you use it. Nicotine is addictive and can be hard to stop using once you’ve started. Vaping is a lot less harmful than smoking but it doesn’t mean it’s harmless.
- Read more about the risks
Vaping & Cannabis Edibles
Click here to read the latest information on vapes from 'Talk to Frank'
Click here to read about the risks of taking cannabis edibles.
Trading Standards can respond to reports regarding the sale of illegal vapes and under-age sales in a number of ways, ranging from disrupting sales by seizure of illegal product to prosecution of sellers where they continue despite advice and warnings from our officers.
Information about shops selling to young people, or generally selling illegal vapes, can be submitted to Trading Standards art firstname.lastname@example.org
Be assured Trading Standards will never reveal the source of any report without permission.
A 12-year-old girl who suffered a lung collapse and spent four days in an induced coma has told the BBC that children should never start vaping.
Read the full article using the link below.