42 HBCUs Receive Grants to Make Their Campuses Smoke and Tobacco Free


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The CVS Health Foundation, the American Cancer Society, and the Truth Initiative have partnered together to provide grants to over 200 U.S. colleges and universities as part of a growing movement to accelerate and expand the number of campuses that are 100 percent smoke and tobacco free. According to CVS Health, out of the nation’s roughly 20 million college and university students, more than 1 million have been projected to die prematurely from cigarette smoke and 99 percent of smokers start smoking by the age of 26. Out of the 228 schools receiving grants, 42 are historically or predom...