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Tobacco and Chronic Disease Grant Funds available for Organizations

October 16th, 2023 by WCBC Radio

Allegany County Health Department’s Tobacco and Chronic Disease program has grant funds available for community organizations to develop tobacco cessation education activities.  A total of $15,000 in funding is available. About 10% of Marylanders are smokers while 3.6% of high school students say they smoke.  Vaping or e-cigarette use among highschoolers is almost 15%, according to the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids.  Contact the health department for more information.