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Youth & Tobacco

See what Sioux Falls students have to say about tobacco use! Click on an image to play the video.






Each day in the United States, nearly 3,800 young people under the age of 18 smoke their first cigarette.

In South Dakota, just over 23% of high school students smoke. Here are some other reasons why we need to talk to our children about not using tobacco:

If you don't smoke, DON'T START. If you or someone you know needs help quitting, contact the South Dakota Quitline at 1-866-SD QUITS (1-866-737-8487).


Source: South Dakota Department of Health, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids