Show Your True Colours! Between now and October 1, 2015, register your Youth Coalition in an activity aimed at giving the lie to false beliefs about cigarettes.

September 4, 2015, 09:21 am
modified September 11, 2015, 12:43 am

Show Your True Colours!

Anti-smoking Campaign: In the fall of 2015 or in conjunction with Drug Awareness Week (November 15 to 21).

Objective: encourage teens to become aware of false beliefs about cigarettes

Turnkey activity


• Teens present a temporary artistic activity on the ground or on a wall at the entrance to a school or youth organization.
• Teens draft “shock” messages concerning false beliefs about cigarettes.
• Teens meet a school principal to discuss the commitment the school is prepared to make in order to promote a tobacco-free environment (for example by adopting a code of conduct or a school policy).
• Teens share a photo of their masterpiece and the symbolic agreement signed with the principal on the Youth Coalition Against Smoking Facebook page at

Free materials supplied
• Descriptive sheet on the activity
• Factsheet on the denormalization of tobacco products
• Poster
• Promotional tool
• Two stencils featuring messages concerning false beliefs about tobacco.
• Model code of living for a school environment
• Model agreement on the part of the school principal to become engaged in the cause.

Registrer now!

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