Unit 6 - Why Should I Be Worried About Pod-based Systems (e.g., JUUL, PHIX, Suorin)?

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Learning Objectives

  1. Obtain accurate knowledge about pod-based systems (e.g., JUUL, PHIX, Suorin) and how they are made to work like a cigarette
  2. Identify marketing strategies employed by pod-based system manufacturers (e.g., JUUL, PHIX, Suorin) to attract new customers
  3. Learn about the effects that nicotine in pod-based systems (e.g., JUUL, PHIX, Suorin) has on the adolescent body and brain
  4. Identify specific marketing strategies that the pod-based system manufacturers (e.g., JUUL, PHIX, Suorin) use that may increase use among adolescents
  5. Understand the appeal of pod-based systems (e.g., JUUL, PHIX, Suorin) among adolescents in order to counter the appeal

Nicotine in JUUL = Total Nicotine in a Pack of Cigarettes (20 Cigarettes)!


Teachers should go through each unit and download the PowerPoint for class presentation. Teachers should also download the accompanying activities for in-class activities. Speakers' notes are embedded in the PowerPoint. Activities are meant to be printed for students before class begins. Each Unit has a Kahoot! Quiz linked below and can be used as a pre and post quiz to see how much students know before and after instruction. Discussion Guides found below can be assigned as take-home assignments.

Currently, this unit has information about the pod-based system referred to as JUUL. We will be expanding this unit to include information on other pod-based systems like PHIX and Suorin.


Lesson 6.1: JUUL 101


Discussion Guide

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