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Tobacco and vaping products contain nicotine, a highly addictive substance.

The illusion

"I'm not addicted; I just take a puff every now and then."

The reality

Most of us don't understand how addictive nicotine actually is. The substance can get its hooks into you quickly and permanently.


What to know about addiction

Tobacco and vaping products contain nicotine, a highly addictive chemical.

Nicotine addiction works on three levels:

  • Physical
  • Psychological
  • Behavioural

Here are some signs of nicotine addiction:

  • Going through withdrawal or feeling like you really need to vape
  • Feeling anxious or irritable when you want to vape but can't
  • Continuously relapsing when you try to stop vaping

Educational kit

PE teachers and instructors can use this material to help young people develop the skills promoted by EKIP. Among EKIP’s many aims is to prepare our youth for challenging life experiences.

This kit is designed to support your interventions. It can be presented in gym class, assigned as homework, or shared in a workshop.

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