This is World No Tobacco Day.
And at the Farmer’s Market, Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health has set up a tent, with the help of the Guelph Family Health Team, to highlight the work they are doing in the community to promote tobacco prevention and smoking cessation.
The health unit’s Meghan Wiles says you can take an online quiz to win gift cards.
And there’s a display where you can post your message about being tobacco free.
Wiles says there is a concerted effort in Ontario to prevent young people from taking up the habit.
The health unit is now doing some research at area high schools, to gauge the impact of electronic cigarettes.