Lewis County Herald - Serving Hohenwald, Lewis County Tennessee Since 1898

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Take Down Tobacco National Day of Action will combat youth tobacco use

 

March 26, 2020

The Teen Ambassadors attend the Lewis County Health Council meeting on March 3, 2020 where Lewis County Mayor Jonah Keltner signed a proclamation declaring Wednesday, March 18 National Day of Action in Lewis County.

Lewis County Middle School students joined more than a thousand communities across the U.S. on Wednesday, March 18 for Take Down Tobacco National Day of Action. The day was organized by the Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids to help bring an end to the youth vaping epidemic.

According to the CDC, 6.2 million students in the U.S. currently use a tobacco product, including nearly a third of all high school students. Whether it's the bus to school, the parking lot, the classroom, or the bathroom, e-cigarettes are practically everywhere. Even if kids can avoid it in school, it's impossible to...



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