The Division of Public Health (DPH) is advising parents and teachers to be aware of a recent trend among youth known as “JUULing.” JUUL is a brand of e-cigarette that looks similar to a flash drive and can be charged in the USB port of a computer. JUULs can be appealing to youth for a variety of reasons. Pods come in a variety of fruit and candy flavors, the devices can be difficult to distinguish from a real flash drive, and the vapor dissipates quickly instead of hanging in the air like a smoke trail. This has caused concern among school administrators across the country as youth have taken to “JUULing” on school property, even in class.
As part of its coordinated strategy to reduce the impact of addiction, the Department of Health and Social Services on Thursday kicked off a statewide campaign for prevention of underage and binge drinking with events at high schools in each of Delaware’s three counties.
DOVER, Del. – This evening, Lt. Governor Denn will deliver the Commencement Address to the Dover High School Class of 2014. This is the Dover High’s 113th commencement program and the last to be held at this location. 6:00pm – 7:00pm Commencement Address Dover High School Stadium 1 Patrick Lynn Drive Dover, DE 19904
Insurance Commissioner Karen Weldin Stewart suggests that parents set aside time to discuss the importance of safe driving practices, especially in regards to attending prom and related after-parties, as motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for 15- to 20-year olds in the U.S.
Commissioner Stewart Highlights The Importance Of Safety During The 100 Deadliest Days For Teen Drivers
During this time of the year, teenagers are busy with proms, graduations and the beginning of summer vacation. May, which has been declared Global Youth Traffic Safety Month, also begins one of the riskiest times of the year for youth.