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5th Annual Tobacco Free Florida Week 'high fives' 5 years of progress
5th Annual Tobacco Free Florida Week 'high fives' 5 years of progress

Bartow, FL -  During the week of April 6 to April 13, 2013, Polk County will celebrate the 5th annual Tobacco Free Florida Week. This year's theme is "High Five: Tobacco Free Florida...5 years later".

During this statewide observance, Floridians can be proud that there are 500,000 fewer smokers, 169 community resolutions have been passed to increase awareness of how flavored tobacco targets our youth, and $4.2 billion has been saved in personal healthcare costs.

See also: Bartow urges retailers to stop selling flavored tobacco to children

Proclamations with the City of Lakeland, City of Winter Haven and the Board of County Commissioners will kick off the week's events.   

Click here for more information on events in your area!

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