Online Services Government
  • Departments
  • Commissioners Court
  • Elected Officials
  • Courts
  • Justice of the Peace Courts
  • Constables
  • Residents Visitors Business Employment

    Tobacco Prevention for Children

    Tobacco Awareness Presentation - aimed at fifth to sixth grade level students but can be adapted for fourth to eighth grade  

    Students will learn:

    • the chemicals that are in tobacco smoke,
    • how tobacco use and secondhand smoke affect the body,
    • the hidden messages in tobacco advertising,
    • how much tobacco costs long-term and
    • refusal skills to use when being pressured to use tobacco.

     

      No Smoking Mascot       

    Visuals used in the presentation:

    • Jar of Tar
    • Examples of chemicals that are in a cigarettes
    • Examples of tobacco advertising
    • Sample warning labels