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Tobacco-Free Living - Prevention


Tobacco prevention starts with you!

Be tobacco-free yourself, and encourage others to do the same. There are many ways to make a difference right in your own community:

Get Involved

• As a youth, consider joining stay bright UNLIT. It's a group of youth working towards tobacco prevention in the City of Kawartha Lakes.

Act Responsibly

• Think twice about supplying or buying tobacco products for underage youth. Visit Bad Ways to be Nice for tips on how to do this.

Know the Facts

Tobacco Facts - Ontario Lung Association

Play, Live, Be...Tobacco-Free

• Get The Truth on Tobacco

Smoking Stinks - Try these quizzes and games to see the effects of tobacco use.

Stand Up for Change

• Video - 'Take a Stand to Challenge Tobacco Industry Tactics'

Freeze the Industry - Find out about the deceptive tactics used by the tobacco industry to target youth

Smoke-Free Movies - Join the movement to protect youth from the smoking images they see in Hollywood movies