This post was sponsored by Tobacco Free New York State as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central. All opinions expressed in my post are my own.
My daughter is almost fourteen years old, and my son is sixteen. So when I found out that the average age of a new smoker in New York State is thirteen, that really hit home. My own kids are older than the average age when a kid in our state first tries cigarettes! In some ways I still think of them as babies, but of course, they’re not. They both get on public transportation each morning and are gone all day. I no longer know what they’re doing at all times, and I just have to trust that they’re making the best choices. But I would like to tip the odds in their favor as much as possible. And there’s something reasonable that New York State can do to help….