Youth vaping: The impact of e-cigarette use in schools

December 11, 2023 by

Youth vaping: The impact of e-cigarette use in schools

As a government consultation on measures to tackle youth vaping comes to an end, BBC South East speaks to head teachers, teaching staff and students to find out the impact e-cigarettes are having in schools. You find them asking to go out of the lessons to go into the toilets," said Sade Afolabi, a teacher in Surrey, and spokeswoman for the NASUWT teaching union. "It is damaging because when you quantify how much time is lost it's quite a big loss to learning," she added.

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