Free half-day interactive training session focuses on providing information and recommendations to managers on how to address impairment from recreational substances such as cannabis, prescription drugs, or other sources of impairment.
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Cannabis edibles, extracts, and topicals are legal in Canada and available in Ontario for those 19 and older through licensed retailers or online from the Ontario Cannabis Store.
WECHU’s School Vaping Prevention Toolkit: In order to assist teachers and school administrators in providing students with credible and reliable information about the use of e-cigarettes and the associated health impacts, a toolkit has been created which can be provided by the WECHU Publ
If you’re looking for more information on vaping, the following links are recommended:
Please refer to your specific school’s policy on tobacco and substance use for further information. It is also important to familiarize yourself with your school board’s policies and regulations regarding a smoke free environment.
We do know that vaping products have a negative impact on health – much like smoking cigarettes. In fact, studies suggest that vaping could lead to similar diseases as smoking, though at a reduced rate.
Even though vaping is considered to be less harmful than smoking, there are still consequences for youth to consider. Vaping can expose youth to chemicals that could harm their health and lead to lung damage.
In Ontario, 11% of students in grades 7 to 12 report using more than just a few puffs of an electronic cigarette, with or without nicotine in the past year (OSDUHS, 2017). Males are more likely than females to use electronic cigarettes. Among the grades, students in the 11th and 12
Some of the most common reasons youth experiment with, or use a vaping device include:
Health Canada’s Tobacco and Vaping Act (TVPA) was enacted in May 2018 to regulate aspects of tobacco and vaping products. This federal act: