Rhode Island - HE K-12 curriculum—tobacco use (ES): Curricula

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State law addresses tobacco use.

Rules and Regulations for School Health Programs

Section 5.0 Mandated Health Instructional Outcomes: Required Content Areas

5.1 The health education curriculum shall be based on the health education standards of the Rhode Island Health Education Framework: Health Literacy for All Students and consistent with the mandated health instructional outcomes therein. These outcomes shall pertain to no less than the following topics appropriate to grade or developmental level:

  • 5.1.1 Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Substance Abuse: the causes, effects, treatment and prevention of the use of tobacco and abuse of alcohol and other drugs pursuant to RIGL §§ 16-22-3, 16-22-12, 16-1-5(14), and 35-4-18;

[Inactive as of July 2018.]

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