State law addresses tobacco use.
South Carolina Code of State Regulations 43–232. Defined Program 6–8.
Through special instruction, schools shall provide age-appropriate instruction regarding the dangers in the use and abuse of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs. Instruction shall emphasize problems related to their use and effects upon the total community. Instruction shall be offered in all schools of the State and shall be studied and presented as thoroughly and in the same manner as all other required subjects in grades 6-8.
South Carolina Standard for Health and Safety Education
Standard identify performance indicators that address alcohol/drug abuse and tobacco