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  Goals of VKAT Program  
  1. Reduce youth smoking rates
  • Educate younger grades about the dangers of smoking.
  • Make your peers aware of alternatives to smoking.
  • Raise awareness about advertising and marketing of tobacco products.
  • Change norms around tobacco use... let people know that it is cooler NOT to smoke or chew.
  • To contribute to the goal of the Vermont Department of Health by helping cut smoking rates, for both youth and adults, by 50% in Vermont by 2010.
2. To create and support youth leaders
  • Let adults know youth care about their communities.
  • Model healthy behaviors for younger kids.
  • Be a leader among your peers.
  • Make our State, our world, a better place.