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Clean Air, Clean Lungs

Thursday, April 22, 2021 - 12:45pm

Celebrate Earth day on April 22, 20201, by spreading awareness to peers and community members about the potential harms of using all tobacco products, including vaping, by adding chalk art to sidewalks in your community. 

Knockout Vaping

Sunday, November 1, 2020 - 11:00am to Monday, February 15, 2021 - 11:00am

Spread awareness to peers and community members about the potential harms of vaping by hosting a knockout game during a home basketball game. Between rounds, read the Vaping Fact Sheet. 

World No Tobacco Day

Sunday, May 31, 2020 - 9:30am

Earth Day

Wednesday, April 22, 2020 - 12:00am

50th Anniversary

This year is the 50th anniversary of Earth Day! This will be a litter pickup event to make a difference in our local communities. 

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National Pet Day

Saturday, April 11, 2020 - 9:30am

Kick Butts Day

Wednesday, March 18, 2020 - 11:45am

Great American Spit Out

Thursday, February 20, 2020 - 9:15am

Through with Chew Week

Sunday, February 16, 2020 - 9:30am to Saturday, February 22, 2020 - 9:30am

Valentine's Day

Friday, February 14, 2020 - 12:00am

Vape Free Valentine

According to a recent study, 67% of females and 51% of males would not date a person who vapes. This Valentine's Day, ISTEP is promoting going for a vape free valentine. Students will be able to send a candy-gram to their special someone or friends to let them know they appreciate them for being tobacco/nicotine free. 

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Iowa Department of Public Health
Division of Tobacco Use Prevention and Control
321 E. 12th Street
Des Moines, Iowa 50319
Phone: 515-281-6225

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