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Student Health Advocates to Rally at the State Capitol on February 5
Date:2/4/2008

Youth Display 642 Pairs of Shoes Symbolizing Deaths Caused by Tobacco Use in Kentucky

FRANKFORT, Ky., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Members of the statewide youth advocacy group H.O.T. (Helping Overcome Tobacco) will gather at 10:30 am, Tuesday, February 5, at the State Capitol Rotunda to highlight the problem of tobacco use in the Commonwealth. The youth will display 642 pairs of shoes on the steps of the Capitol, representing the number of Kentuckians who die each month from tobacco use and exposure to secondhand smoke. Several Kentucky legislators are expected to speak at the event.

WHO:

H.O.T. (Helping Overcome Tobacco)

A statewide youth advocacy group working to reduce youth tobacco use and exposure to secondhand smoke

WHAT:

H.O.T. 642 Shoe Event -- Youth will display 642 pairs of shoes symbolizing deaths each month from tobacco and call upon the Kentucky General Assembly to pass legislation proven to prevent and reduce tobacco use among Kentucky youth.

WHERE:

State Capitol Rotunda

WHEN:

10:30 am Tuesday, February 5, 2008

WHY:

Kentucky has one of the highest youth smoking rates in the nation at 24.5%. If that trend continues, more than 100,000 Kentucky kids alive today will die prematurely from tobacco-related diseases. Tobacco companies' marketing gimmicks frequently target kids and lure more than 7,600 Kentucky youth each year into becoming regular smokers. Public policy solutions including increased tobacco taxes, local smoke-free laws and full funding for tobacco prevention and cessation programs are working in other states. Kentucky's leaders need to take action on these issues to aggressively combat youth tobacco use.


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