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Vape-Free Indiana

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Indiana teens are more likely to use vaping devices than cigarettes. The increase in vaping among youth is rising at such an alarming rate that the U.S. Surgeon General is calling it an epidemic that “demands action to protect the lives of young people.”

 

Click here to view the 2018 Indiana Youth Tobacco Survey summary

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Model Policy and Enforcement

In order for a school campus to be recognized as being tobacco-free, the language of the school’s policy must express that: 

Tobacco-Free Campus Policy Checklist
  •  possession or use of tobacco products in any form; such as, cigar, cigarette, pipe, chewing tobacco, electronic nicotine delivery devices/electronic cigarettes, etc.; is prohibited
  •   the adopted policy is effective 24 hours a day
  •   school buildings are tobacco free
  •   school grounds are tobacco free
  •   school vehicles are tobacco free
  •   all students are subject to the policy’s regulations 
  •   all staff are subject to the policy’s regulations 
  •   all parents and visitors are subject to the policy’s regulations  
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Other Resources

Local Tobacco Control Coalitions are located in several counties across the state and can help with various tobacco prevention and cessation efforts for your school or organization.

Click here to search for tobacco control coalitions in your area.

Indiana’s youth engagement model, Voice, seeks to engage, educate and empower youth to celebrate a tobacco-free lifestyle. Voice is actively building a network of youth leaders to assist with the design and implementation of initiatives that will educate the community and empower their peers to overcome tobacco companies’ influence.   

www.voiceindiana.org 


Truth Initiative® is America’s largest not-for-profit public health organization committed to making tobacco use a thing of the past. It investigates, exposes and amplifies the truth about tobacco through groundbreaking research and policy studies, the award-winning Truth® campaign, community activism and engagement, and innovation to end tobacco use.

www.truthinitiative.org