Tobacco 21 and Juul resources from CADCA

Here are a couple of resources that CADCA just put out addressing Tobacoo 21 and Juul.  Feel free to use them as you see fit!  Here is a link, but I’ve also attached them:  https://www.cadca.org/news/whats-trending They work best on 11×17 paper but can be resized.  Just select the paper size you want and select “fit…

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Vaping Resource for Parents and Teachers

Hi All, We’ve been asked by many for resources regarding JUULing and e-cigarettes that would be appropriate for parents and teachers.  The CDC has a great resource  (https://www.cdc.gov/tobacco/basic_information/e-cigarettes/factsheet/pdfs/e-cigarettes-usb-flash-p.pdf) that addresses the need. We will be printing copies of the above resource to have available to those who are interested.  The electronic version is also available. …

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Youth Engagement Training UPDATE!

Hi All, As you know we will be hosting FREE youth engagement trainings at the end of April! Here is a description: 25 TOOLS IN 1/2 A DAY: Hands On Prevention and Interactive Tools To Raise Your Youth Engagement Game Get ready for a LIGHTNING round of proven tools and strategies to raise your youth…

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Youth Engagement Training Registration

Registration is now open for the FREE youth engagement trainings!  Please send two people to represent your CSB/Coalition.  If you have more than 2 people interested in attending, please contact Colleen Hughes at colleen.hughes@dbhds.virginia.gov. Training locations are as follows: April 23rd – Hampton Newport News CSB, 300 Medical Drive, Hampton April 24th – Rappahannock United…

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Counter Tools POST Clean Up

Good Afternoon Counter Toolers! I am preparing for the annual Synar inpections.  In order for them to be the most successful and reflective of all the hard work you have put into cleaning up and adding to our retailer list, I have two requests that need to be completed by April 1st.  The first –…

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Surgeon General recommends tobacco retail licensing

I’m sure you’ve all heard the reports this week regarding the alarming increase in teen vaping.  Did you also see the recommendations from the Surgeon General to restrict youth access? From https://www.nbcnews.com/health/health-news/surgeon-general-calls-all-hands-deck-fight-teen-vaping-n949301 “But cities, states and counties also need to do their part with laws and regulation, ‘including e-cigarettes in smoke-free indoor air policies, restricting young…

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Youth Coalition Opportunity

I’m passing on an opportunity for any of your partners who do awareness-raising tobacco control activities with youth. We have a relationship with a youth advocacy network in New York State called Reality Check, and they attend the Altria shareholders meeting in VA annually with their youth to communicate directly about the impact of tobacco…

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rethink vape campaign – free resources!

I was at a regional tobacco control meeting last week and had the opportunity to hear a presentation from Eastern Virginia Medial School about an anti-vaping media campaign directed at teens that they developed.  Below is a message from Dr. Kelli England Will, project lead, as well as available resources.  Please feel free to use…

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How to Talk With Your Kids About Vaping [GUIDE]

How to Talk With Your Kids About Vaping [GUIDE] Vaping’s popularity exploded seemingly overnight, and it took many parents and families by surprise. Vaping, or Juuling as it is often referred to by teens and young adults (named after a popular vape device called JUUL), is the inhaling and exhaling of an aerosol produced by using a…

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