SEATTLE — The new anti-smoking campaign aimed at teens is raising some eyebrows in Tacoma.
The Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department unveiled the campaign at the Pierce County Fair last weekend. Volunteers were wearing neon T-shirts reading “Suck on This.”
Underneath the slogan it reads “One hour of hookah equals 150 cigarettes.”
Edie Jeffers with the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department admits it’s a little offensive, but defends the campaign. “We’re looking to get kids talking about tobacco use,” she said.
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