CVS invests $10 million to fight teen e-cigarette use


LANSING, MI (WILX) CVS Health is investing $10 million to combat e-cigarette use among teens.

The investment is a part of their “Be the First” initiative.

The campaign is a five year, $50 million project to encourage and develop the first tobacco-free generation.

A new report shows there was a near 1.3 million increase in tobacco use among teens between 2017 and 2018.

The money is going to classroom-based programs, clinician training, and creating resources to address e-cigarette use in local communities.

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