Boys & Girls Clubs members petition state for smoke-free air

2013-04-21T00:00:00Z 2013-04-21T00:30:04Z Boys & Girls Clubs members petition state for smoke-free airTimes Staff nwitimes.com
April 21, 2013 12:00 am  • 

CHESTERTON | Members of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Porter County-Duneland Unit’s VOICE group spent a day in Indianapolis to petition lawmakers on smoke-free policy. The club members visited the Indiana State Capitol Building with other youth from across the state who participates in VOICE.

Duneland club member Julia Gonzalez delivered a speech at the state Capitol, urging lawmakers to strengthen the smoke-free laws in Indiana and to increase funding to tobacco prevention programs.

VOICE is a youth led anti-tobacco movement in Indiana which strives to educate and prevent young Hoosiers from becoming smokers.

For more information, call (219) 464-7282 or visit www.bgcpoco.org.

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