Vaping is BIG BUSINESS, and our kids are the target. The drug culture is propagated by social media as well as EASY ONLINE ACCESS to vape devices, “vape juice”, and other liquefied drugs.
This class will reveal the vape industry’s strategy to market their addictive product to teens and how parents and educators can counter their deceptive message with science-based fact. It is illegal to sell vaping devices to minors. How are teens acquiring these devices? Students, in large numbers, are purchasing vapes from online stores. You will learn how underaged students are purchasing vaping devices online and how to stop it from happening in your home.
Whether you are a parent, relative, or neighbor, we invite you to learn about this FAST GROWING trend and what you can do to help our children stay drug-free. Suitable for students and parents to attend together.
• Trajectory of vaping technology
• Why a high percentage of teens are vaping
• Physical and health effects of nicotine and vape liquid
• How to talk to your child about using vaping devices
• Practical steps to help prevent children from acquiring vaping devices
Children and are allowed to attend with their parents.
Shannon Buckels is a School Resource Officer for an Orange County police department. She is assigned to the high school, continuation high school, junior high, and six elementary schools in her city. In her 19 years in law enforcement, she has worked 12 years in Patrol, 4 years as a K-9 handler on a regional narcotics task force, and 3 years as SRO. She specializes in juvenile crime investigations and enjoys educating kids about the consequences of drugs and alcohol abuse, social media, and other school safety topics.
Clay Cranford’s book, Parenting in the Digital World, will be available for sale at the event. $20.00 (cash or credit card).