July 13, 2024 11:30 pm
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On World ‘No Tobacco Day,’ a renewed push to curb e-cigarette use by NC youth

Tricia Howard, lead nurse for Durham Public Schools, discovered her son vaping due to stress and highlighted the addictive nature and dangers of e-cigarettes for adolescents during a tele-town hall, emphasizing the need for calm, non-judgmental conversations and supportive quitting programs as e-cigarette use rises among youth.

Funds for clean school buses coming to hundreds of districts, White House says 

The Biden administration has announced nearly $1 billion in funding to help 530 school districts across 47 states and the District of Columbia purchase over 3,400 clean school buses, with a significant portion directed toward low-income, rural, and tribal communities to improve air quality and create economic opportunities.