“We clearly have to target our messages and make sure that kids are aware of the dangers of smoking,” said Brian Smedley, VP of the Health Policy Institute of the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies. “I’m afraid this is not enough. Much more needs to be done.”
“We have to make sure that we elevate this conversation,” said Melanie Campbell, president of the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation. “We need to let them know it’s not acceptable.”
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