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VAPING SIDE EFFECTS
- Most e-cigarettes contain nicotine. Nicotine is HIGHLY addictive and can harm your brain development.
- Young people who use e-cigarettes may be more likely to smoke cigarettes in the future.
- Youth e-cigarette use have been associated with mental health symptoms such as depression.
- Nicotine withdrawal symptoms include irritability, restlessness, feeling anxious or depressed, trouble sleeping, problems concentrating, and craving more nicotine. People may keep using tobacco products to help relieve these symptoms.
The possession, storage, selling, purchasing, or use of alcohol, other drugs or drug paraphernalia, including imitation drugs or other substances, will not be tolerated on school property or while the student is under the jurisdiction of Perry Township Schools. Additionally, students will not bring a controlled substance, imitation controlled substance, or marijuana to school or school-sponsored activities. Any violation is strictly prohibited and will be punishable by suspension and/or expulsion. Prescription drugs and over-the-counter medications must be registered with the school nurse and brought to the school by a parent or guardian. The use or possession of tobacco products, including electronic cigarettes and vapes, on school grounds are prohibited and is subject to disciplinary action. (Page 37)
DITCH THE VAPE CAMPAIGN
We are helping parents understand the the many negative effects of youth vaping. Visit our Ditch The Vape page to learn more.