South Carolina has a higher than national average of youth who use cigarettes daily. Recently the US Surgeon General declared electronic cigarettes use an epidemic among youth in our country.
2,500 kids under 18 becoming new daily smokers each year.
Please protect South Carolinians from the harmful effects and the addictive nature of tobacco by voting against S. 492/ H. 3274. We should not remove the power from our city and county lawmakers when they are working hard to prevent youth in their communities from using tobacco products.