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Tobacco Prevention

DESC Tobacco Prevention and Education Grant serves the county of Clark County.  This includes the following schools: Arkadelphia, Amity/Centerpoint, and Gurdon, and higher education entities of Henderson State University and Ouachita Baptist University.  As a community project, the scope of the grant serves the entire population and businesses of Clark County.   


There are four main goals of the grant project. They are: 1. Preventing  Initiation among Youth and Young Adults; 2. Promoting Quitting Among Adults & Youth; 3. Eliminating Exposure to Secondhand Smoke; and 4. Identifying and Eliminating Tobacco-Related Disparities.



Arkansas Department of Health, 

Stamp Out Smoking, 

Arkansas Tobacco Settlement Commission

Coalition for a Tobacco Free Arkansas

and Tobacco Control Youth Board (TCYB) 

Youth Extinguishing Smoking (YES TEAM)

Becoming a Healthy Clark County Coalition (BaHCC)