Changing how Texans view tobacco prevention
It’s official! Texas is the 16th state to raise the minimum legal tobacco sale age from 18 to 21. Effective September 1st cigarettes, e-cigarettes and other tobacco products will not be sold to Texans younger than 21. Learn more about the Texas21 coalition and their efforts to raise the age.
The 2019 Say What! Texas
Tobacco-Free Conference is coming! We can’t wait to see you all, celebrate the hard work you and your youth group have accomplished for your school, community and state, and plan bigger and better things for next year.
So, we hope you’re ready to meet new friends, see old friends, and rock out all week long!
We’re looking for passionate, dedicated, and driven advocates who are ready to battle Big Tobacco. If you’re ready to become one of the top youth leaders in tobacco prevention in Texas and represent your fellow peers at the local, state, and national level, then apply today!
Don’t wait because applications are due Sunday, August 11th!
MAKE A CHANGE!
We all know tobacco is bad. Maybe you know someone that uses tobacco and wish they would quit. Or you just want to be a leader and make a difference. If you’re looking for a way to change the world, let Say What! show you how to get started.
Already a member of Say What!
and ready for next steps? Time to Speak Up!
Use Social Media to share what you’ve learned, or simply repost Say What! graphics, messages or videos to educate your peers!
Looking for an easy student-led project? Want free Say What! project supplies? Look no further.
Say What! offers free regional trainings and an annual conference to train youth to get involved in tobacco prevention.
BE THE CHANGE!
You know your stuff. You’ve led a project. Attended a Say What! event. You still want more? Say What!
Let’s do this
One of the best things you can do to protect people from the harmful effects of tobacco is to advocate for policy change, aka policy advocacy. What’s policy advocacy? We’re glad you asked…
Do you love being a leader? Are you passionate about tobacco prevention? Apply to become a Say What! Teen Ambassador and become the voice for youth tobacco prevention in Texas and beyond!
Toll Free: 877.304.2727
415 North Guadalupe - #164
San Marcos, TX 78666
Say What! was created and designed by young people from across Texas and connects students interested in eliminating tobacco from their schools and communities. The Say What! movement is funded by the Texas Department of State Health Services through a contract with the Texas School Safety Center at Texas State University.