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Tobacco Free Youth and Young Adult Essay Contest

By Florida Department of Health in Broward, Public Information Office

January 12, 2017

CONTACT:

John Michael Pierobon, Tobacco Free Partnership of Broward County, 954-567-0880

Fort Lauderdale, FL – The Tobacco Free Partnership of Broward County, the Tobacco-Free Workgroup of the Consortium for a Healthier Miami-Dade and the QuitDoc Foundation are sponsoring a Youth & Young Adult Essay Contest to educate the public on measures to reduce access to tobacco and nicotine, and the harmful effects of tobacco and nicotine use.

The Youth Summer Essay Contest is open to anyone under 21 years of age. The young author of each winning essay will receive a $100 gift card to an establishment that does not sell tobacco products. 

This contest has been approved by the Broward County Public Schools Superintent's Screening Committee.

Full details about the Youth & Young Adult Essay Contest may be found at http://pierobon.org/tobacco/web/essay.htm.

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About The Tobacco Free Partnership of Broward County: The mission of the Tobacco Free Partnership of Broward County (TFP) is to prevent or reduce the health risks associated with tobacco use through community education. The TFP meets the third Thursday of every month at 8:00 AM in the Tobacco Prevention Education Center located at the Florida Department of Health in Broward County, 780 SW 24th Street, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33315.