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Tobacco-Free Environmental Policies

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The primary goal of tobacco-free environmental policies is to create environments that do not expose youth to the use and possession of tobacco.
Research demonstrates that tobacco use and exposure to secondhand tobacco smoke is a threat to health. Policies restricting the use of tobacco in schools and other environments should reduce adolescents’ exposure to secondhand tobacco smoke and limit places where they can use tobacco and thus reduce the health risks associated with tobacco use and secondhand smoke.