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The House has already passed the Reversing the Youth Tobacco Epidemic Act. Now, it’s time for the Senate to act. Endorsed by the National Education Association and more than 170 other education, public health, civil rights and parents organizations, this bill would place new restrictions on the marketing of e-cigarettes (specifically making it illegal to market, advertise, or promote any e-cigarette products to anyone younger than 21) and ban flavors in tobacco products, including menthol cigarettes. It also would place a new excise tax on nicotine.
Email your senators and tell them to support S. 3174 to help reverse the growing use of tobacco products among American youth.
The Mental Health Services for Students Act of 2019 (S. 1122/H.R. 1109) would provide funding for public schools across the country to partner with local mental health professionals to establish on-site mental health care services for students. Email your representatives and tell them to support the Mental Health Services for Students Act.
A bill to provide resources and technical assistance to states, Tribes, and schools on student suicide prevention, awareness, and training efforts and requires SAMHSA Project AWARE grantees to implement school policies for student suicide prevention and awareness.
A bill to increase the preference given in awarding allergy and asthma-related grants to states that require certain public schools to have allergy- and asthma management programs.
A bill to develop criteria for using federal funds to support trauma-informed practices in schools.
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