Initiative Description: The program included 14 information lessons about smoking and refusal skills training. The 3-year smoking prevention program was also integrated into the standard curriculum. The community-element of the programme included parents, parish confirmation camps and dentists
Study Results: Delayed smoking onset.
Reference: Vartiainen, E., Pennanen, M., Haukkala, A., Dijk, F., Lehtovuori, R., & De Vries, H. (2007). The effects of a three-year smoking prevention programme in secondary schools in Helsinki. European Journal Of Public Health, 17(3), 249-256.
Level of Evidence: Very Good