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Teens and Tobacco: Peer Pressure

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Teens and Tobacco: Peer Pressure


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Rhode Island high school and college students explain their experiences with peers using and offering them tobacco products. They discuss the implications of giving in to peer pressure and how that can impact your health. This video can be played when teaching a lesson on peer pressure related to tobacco products.

Content Standard(s):
Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 6
6.2.1) Examine how family and peers influence the health of adolescents.

Examples: inactivity, fast food consumption

a. List personal family guidelines and rules that enhance health.

b. List peer situations that enhance health.

Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 7
7.2.5) Discuss how risky choices influence the likelihood of unhealthy behaviors, including tobacco use increasing the risk of using other drugs and peer pressure to consume alcohol.

Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 8
8.2.4) Explain how societal perceptions influence healthy and unhealthy behaviors.

Examples: acceptance of teenage smoking and teenage pregnancy by peers, certain communities, and cultures

Tags: peer pressure, smoking, tobacco
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Author: Michelle Frye