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Level: Grades 6 to 9
Author: This lesson has been adapted from Smoke-Free for Life, a smoking prevention curriculum supplement from the Nova Scotia Department of Health, Drug Dependency and Tobacco Control Unit.
In this lesson, students debate the effectiveness of health warning labels on tobacco products. They begin by looking at different warning labels from around the world, and then focus specifically on Canada's new visual warning labels. Students discuss the elements of effective warning labels, and look at the difficulties of reaching young people with health messages.
Students will demonstrate:
This lesson and all associated documents (handouts, overheads, backgrounders) is available in an easy-print, pdf kit version.
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