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FEASIBILITY OF INSTALLING VAPING DETECTORS IN SCHOOLS

Resolution Number: 2024-3
Submitted by: PEI Home and School Federation

BE IT RESOLVED that the PEI Home and School Federation asks the Minister of Education and Early Years, the Public Schools Branch, the Minister of Health and Wellness and Chief Public Health Office to meet with the PEI Home and School Federation to discuss the prevalence of vaping in PEI’s intermediate and high schools[1],[2], with the goal of investigating the feasibility of installing vape detectors[3] in Island schools to assist administrators and teachers with enforcing substance use regulations on school properties.

 

REFERENCES

[1] Miller A. May 17, 2023. Canada has some of the highest teen vaping rates in the world, new data shows. CBC News (Health) https://www.cbc.ca/news/health/canada-teen-vaping- survey-e-cigarettes-1.6845408

[2] Prince Edward Island COMPASS Health Survey 2022-2023. https://www.livewellpei.ca/node/377

[3] Williams, E. September 3, 2023. New detectors are sniffing out teen vape-users in these Northern Alberta schools.  CBC News (Edmonton) https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/edmonton/vape- detectors-schools-youth-alberta-1.6954866

Destination:Department of Education, Early Learning and Culture
Department of Health and Wellness
Public Schools Branch


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