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Together, we can help deliver the first tobacco-free generation.

As the nation’s largest pharmacy innovation company, CVS Health is uniquely positioned to help people on their path to better health, which includes playing a leading role in helping people lead tobacco-free lives. That’s why, through our company and the CVS Health Foundation, we’re investing $50 million and working with the nation’s leading anti-tobacco and youth organizations to support comprehensive education, advocacy, tobacco control and healthy behavior programming to help those who smoke quit and ensure those who don’t never start. By extending our commitment, we can help deliver the first tobacco-free generation.

Our Challenge is Great. Our Opportunity is Greater.

Each day, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 3,200 children under the age of 18 smoke their first cigarette, with 580 who become regular, daily smokers. We have an opportunity to end this persistent epidemic, and ensure the health of 5.6 million children alive today who are at risk of becoming a tobacco statistic tomorrow.

We Can Make a Difference.

Through the power of partnership, CVS Health is working towards contributing to a three percent decline in the national youth smoking rate; a 10% decline in the number of new youth smokers; and a doubling of the number of tobacco-free colleges and universities.

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