Health Matters: Striking Out Tobacco in Arkansas
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, AR - Because health matters, advocates from around the state are working to stop tobacco use in Arkansas.
The 12th annual Striking Out Tobacco in Arkansas conference just wrapped up in North Little Rock.
Speakers shared the latest information on tobacco policy, prevention and education.
Smoking is the leading cause of preventable death killing 480,000 people a year.
It's not just that statistic, but also the money it's costing the state, that event organizers say makes their work so important.
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