COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI-TV) – If you smoke, one group wants to help you kick the nasty habit.
National Kick Butts Day is a campaign aimed at helping people quit smoking.
The Mississippi Tobacco Free Coalition is educating young people about the dangers of smoking.
A motivational speaker and informational booths were set up at the Boys and Girls Club in Columbus.
The Coalition hosted a cigarette butt clean-up around the center.
The person who picked up the most cigarette butts won a prize.
This program targets kids in the 9th through 12th grade.
Community Counseling Prevention Services also helped organize today’s event.