A sharp spike in vaping and marijuana use by students has grabbed the attention of school administrators and school police officers.
The rapid spread of the fad was flagged in a 2016 report from the US surgeon general. It cited a 900% increase in e-cigarette use by high school students from 2011 to 2015, and the 2016 National Youth Tobacco Survey noted that 1.7 million high school students said they had used e-cigarettes in the previous 30 days. For middle school students, the number was 500,000.
The perception among students is marijuana is legal and completely safe. High concentration THC marijuana products are more accessible to teens than ever before. The current research is now showing us teen marijuana use is damaging their developing brains.
The Vaping Assembly for students addresses the common misbeliefs students have about vaping and marijuana use, and shows them how those beliefs are false and dangerous.