World No Tobacco Day Butt Clean-up

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More than 150 cigarette butts were picked up by Say What students at the Diboll Housing Authority in observance of World No Tobacco Day recently. World No Tobacco Day is a global initiative aimed to create public awareness on the dangers of tobacco and its effects on public health. The Coalition, Inc., in partnership with the Say What youth, sponsored the event to encourage people to reduce or completely stop the use of tobacco products.

The students who participated in the cleanup are members of SAY WHAT! (Students, Adults, and Youth Working Hard Against Tobacco) sponsored by Tobacco Prevention and Control Coalition whose mission is preventing tobacco use among young people Statistics show that each day in the U.S., more than 3,200 kids under the age of 18 smoke their first cigarette.

For more information, contact Kayla Garris at 936-634-9308 or kgarris@angelinacoalition.org

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Ezra McMullen
Ezra McMullin graduated high school and decided it was time to get to work. Initially, he worked for his grandparents at Huntington Market & Deli or better known as Dean’s in the area. He transition to working as an office clerk in a law firm before making the move to MSGPR as a videographer and content manager. It was an easy switch fueled by passions he pursued in his free time, where he watches plenty of Youtube, and spurred an interest in the video editing world. He's putting passion to work, learning how to shoot and edit videos, and says it’s a lot more fun than he expected. He is studying at Angelina College and enjoys playing golf, hanging with friends and his girlfriend, and staying up past 3am playing X Box telling himself he'll just play one more level before bed.
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