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How to Talk to Your Kids About Tobacco if You Use Tobacco or Recently Quit

By Florida Department of Health, Office of Communications

August 29, 2013

Back-to-school time means a lot of things for parents: arranging carpools, managing schedules, and helping their kids prepare for their first day back in the classroom. It’s also the perfect time for you to talk to your kids about tobacco use.

But can parents who use tobacco effectively influence their kids to stay tobacco free without seeming like hypocrites? Absolutely! Here are some tips on how you can help your kids stay tobacco free even if you’re a current tobacco user or you recently quit

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