Stop Targeting Kids

Why should you care?

  1. Three out of four youth shop in convenience stores at least once a week
  2. 33% of all youth experimentation with smoking can be directly linked to tobacco advertising and other promotional activities.
  3. Young people are 3-times more vulnerable to advertising than adults.
  4. Tobacco point of purchase advertising gives the impression that tobacco products are easily accessable.
  5. Each day - more than 4000 kids try smoking for the first time while another 2000 kids become addicted smokers.
  6. 85% of kids prefer Marlboro, Camel and Newport - 3 of the most heavily marketed brands.
  7. Cigarette walls that are exposed to customers encourage impulse buying. This makes it difficult for people attempting to quit.

What you can do and how we can help

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