Students rally at capitol for ‘Kick Butts Day’

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Middle and high school students rally at the Louisiana State Capitol Wednesday for “Kick Butts Day.” Photo by Noah Bryant Ballard.

By Noah Bryant Ballard

BATON ROUGE — More than 250 children from across Louisiana gathered Wednesday at the State Capitol to recognize “Kick Butts Day.”

Organized by the Louisiana Campaign for Tobacco-Free Living, the event brought together young people ages 11 to 17 to promote tobacco-free lifestyles and advocate for anti-tobacco public policy, especially regarding products that target young consumers, such as flavored e-cigarettes.

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