Health Names Council to Develop State Tobacco Prevention Program
The Department of Health of Washington State today named members of the newly formed Tobacco Prevention and Control Council.
The council will recommend how to spend $100 million in tobacco settlement funds for a statewide program to reduce tobacco use. The council's recommendations will be used by Health to develop a statewide program to reduce tobacco use. Health will present the program to the state Legislature this December, and begin carrying out the program early next year.