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Kick Butts Day - Youth Tobacco Prevention

 
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Kick Butts Day is a time to raise awareness of tobacco dangers among youth.

The problem

Tobacco marketing is aimed at creating new, lifelong smokers among young people. While youth tobacco use is declining, tobacco companies are successfully creating thousands of new young smokers a day.

Vaping (e-cigarette use) has brought an epidemic of nicotine addiction in the United States, and the main users are young people.

What you can do

Understand the risks of smoking and vaping for teens.

Take action to prevent or stop smoking and vaping.

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Last reviewed on Mar 20, 2019
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