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The Youth Tobacco Prevention program at COSA-NCADD focuses on educating youth about the dangers of tobacco use and the myths associated with ENDS (Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems), commonly known as E-Cigarettes. The goal of the program is to affect social norm change around tobacco use and counter tobacco industry targeted marketing tactics towards youth. Core activities include:

  • Conduct tobacco retail assessments
  • Conduct tobacco awareness presentations to youth in grades 6th-12th in Montgomery
  • Attend community events to educate citizens on the dangers on secondhand smoke and gather support
  • Disseminate facts about tobacco, industry manipulation and the prevalence of E-Cigarette use among youth using the digital campaign, “You’re Not It If It’s Lit”

To schedule a tobacco presentation, contact:

Muhammad Hasan
Tobacco Prevention Coordinator
Ph: 334-262-1629
Email: mhasan@cosancadd.org

The following are resources on tobacco:

WeGetItAlabama – http://www.wegetitalabama.com/
Fresh Empire – https://freshempire.betobaccofree.hhs.gov
Fresh Society Life – http://freshsocietylife.com/
Kick Butts Day – http://www.kickbuttsday.org/
NIDA For Teens – https://teens.drugabuse.gov/drug-facts/tobacco-nicotine-e-cigarettes
The Real Cost – https://therealcost.betobaccofree.hhs.gov
SmokeFree Teen – http://teen.smokefree.gov/
Tips From Former Smokers – http://www.cdc.gov/tobacco/campaign/tips/
The Truth – https://www.thetruth.com/
Tobacco Free Kids – https://www.tobaccofreekids.org/

 

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