The Paso del Norte Health Foundation’s Smoke Free Paso del Norte initiative in El Paso, Texas awarded four grants to help El Paso and Southern New Mexico organizations with anti-smoking programs for children.
Two organizations were awarded funding for implementing LST in their schools:
- Children in Need of Services (CHINS) Tobacco Education and Cessation Help received $95,736.30 to implement LST in school districts of Otero County.
- Families and Youth Inc. received $73,700 for A Smoke Free Doña Ana County and will implement LST classes to middle-school students in Las Cruces public schools.
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