An exploratory evaluation of vaping-related education in high school curriculum

September 2022 | IJERR

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Published: 21 September 2022


Electronic cigarettes were promoted as safer alternatives to tobacco smoking and has now become a serious addiction among adolescents. The vaping epidemic can be controlled by  using effective   school based  educational strategies like  an inclusive curriculum .We set out to explore the current literature sources of information  on anti-vaping curriculum and its characteristics among high school curricula .Through an exploratory  study, we identified 19 papers  which highlighted the lack of evidence base  for the content, duration and focus of such  curriculum .We  propose future research to  explore  specific aspects of  vaping curriculum though high-quality studies.


Vaping, anti-vaping, high school, middle school, curriculum.

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