4 YTAPP students discussing their motivations for working to get the tobacco ban ordinance passed.

Student-Led Initiative Prompts Richmond City Council to Ban Some Tobacco Products in 2019

Tobacco products like Swisher Sweets and Backwoods are mainstays in corner stores across the country. Some say that the bright wrapping and flavors like peach and fruit punch make these products attractive to the kids who encounter them while buying snacks. That’s why the city of Richmond bans menthol cigarettes and flavored tobacco products.

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