Mississippi - HE K-12 curriculum—tobacco use (HS): Curricula

Area: 
Curricula
Policy Type: 
Statute
Summary: 

State law addresses tobacco use.

Mississippi Code. § 37-161-7 Wellness curriculum to be developed by State Board of Education; board shall adopt implementation rules and regulations

The State Board of Education shall develop a wellness curriculum for use by each school district and the board shall establish rules and regulations to be followed by the districts whereby the districts shall implement the curriculum. Such wellness curriculum shall include educating students about the value of exercise, proper diet and abstinence from use of tobacco and alcohol.

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