Grant Background Information

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Grant Background Information

In 2018, Chico Unified School District was awarded a Tobacco Law Enforcement Grant. The joint proposal included a partnership with the City of Chico, the Chico Police Department, and Chico Unified School District.
Our overarching goal is to provide the monitoring, enforcement, education and outreach to help reduce, and eventually eliminate, the use of tobacco by our school-aged youth.

Tobacco News & Updates

Teen Vaping Awareness December 2020

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Teen Vaping Awareness December 2020

What You Need to Know About Smoking, Vaping and COVID-19

Click here to read this article from the American Lung Association:

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Juul Caps

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If you see these small caps in your trash can, you may want to talk with your student about vaping.  These are caps to a popular new vape device called a Juul; they look like flash drives and don't omit significant vapor.  

Watch this PBS News Hour video to learn more.

Flyer "Talk with Your Teen About E-Cig."


Recent studies have shown that young adults are the primary users of e-cigarettes. Learn the facts from the Butte County Department of Behavioral Health - E-cigarettes & Youth: A Worrisome Trend.
Flyer is provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).