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PIA encourages steps to be tobacco free

For the next few months over a hundred Petersburg community members will be taking strides to promote awareness about the dangerous health impacts of tobacco. The Petersburg Indian Association and the state’s Tobacco Prevention Control program are sponsoring the event, which started in early August and runs through November 16th. Participants will track their steps with pedometers and have the chance to win prizes like ipads and kindle fires.

Alexis Kenyon caught up with Mark Banda, the tobacco prevention and control community event coordinator, to find out more.

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