Outline of the state of Missouri

Health Education K-12 Curriculum—Tobacco Use—ES

Health Education K-12 Curriculum—Tobacco Use—ES

State law addresses tobacco use.

Missouri Code of State Regulations 5 20-200.260 Academic Standard

(G) Health/Physical Education. In health/physical education, students in Missouri public schools will acquire a solid foundation which includes knowledge of-

    1. Structures of, functions of, and relationships among human body systems;
    1. Principles and practices of physical and mental health (such as personal health habits, nutrition, stress management);
    1. Diseases and methods for prevention, treatment and control;
    1. Principles of movement and physical fitness;
    1. Methods used to assess health, reduce risk factors, and avoid high risk behaviors (such as violence, tobacco, alcohol and other drug use);
    1. Consumer health issues (such as the effects of mass media and technology on safety and health); and
    1. Responses to emergency situations.
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Model Local Wellness Policy Procedures

This model local wellness policy from the Missouri School Board Association states that tobacco use prevention education will focus on all grades, with a particular emphasis on middle school and reinforcement in all later grades, and will be participatory and developmentally appropriate.

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