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Introduction to the Smoking Section

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Introduction to the Smoking Section


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For reasons concerning public health, states all over the country are beginning to ban smoking in public places. For example, in 2003, New York State became the third state to stamp out cigarette smoking in virtually all businesses. The legislation ended smoking in certain restaurants, bars, and other public places. Smokers describe when they began to smoke and why, how they feel about smoking and how they are viewed as smokers by others. This video can be played during a lesson on health policies against public smoking and disease prevention.

Content Standard(s):
Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 7
7.2.4) Explain how school and public health policies can influence health promotion and disease prevention.

Examples: vending machine selections, vaccination requirements, wellness check-ups

Tags: cigarettes, smoking, unhealthy behavior
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Author: Michelle Frye