Health

Keeping kids away from tobacco

Tobacco use is the leading cause of preventable deaths in the U.S., but a new report shows state lawmakers aren’t doing enough to prevent tobacco use. Danny McGoldrick, Vice President of the Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids, and anti-tobacco youth advocate Ryan Washington talk about the report and look at how Pennsylvania ranks when it comes to tobacco education and prevention measures among kids. For more information, visit www.tobaccofreekids.org.

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1 Comment to “Keeping kids away from tobacco”

    MyTakeOnIt said:
    December 9, 2013 at 3:52 PM

    Kids are primarily getting tobacco from the stores in which they work or their friends work. It's the same way they will get alcohol when it becomes as easy as tobacco in the stores.

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