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New School Year; Keep Kids From Tobacco and Vaping


It’s that time of year again! As the new school year approaches and everyone gears up for another school year, parents and caregivers think about preparing their children for the upcoming year. For parents of middle schoolers and teens, how to keep kids from using tobacco and nicotine products might not seem as serious as other issues in today’s world. In fact, some parents may feel that smoking or other tobacco use is a “rite of passage” and that kids who start will outgrow the behavior as they get older. However, once teens start using tobacco and nicotine in any form, including vaping products, they can quickly become addicted, and that addiction can lead to a lifetime of serious health problems.

Tobacco companies know this all too well...