What does it mean to be a 100% tobacco-free child care center?

Posted by  WeTHRIVE! on 8.23.2013

To date, 69 child care centers in Hamilton County have adopted the WeTHRIVE! Child Care Wellness Resolution. Twenty-one of these went a step further by making their centers 100% tobacco-free. Not smoking at a child care center may seem like a no-brainer, but there’s more to it. We asked Mary Ellen Kramer, who runs the WeTHRIVE! Child Care Initiative for Hamilton County Public Health, to explain the impact of a tobacco-free pledge.

What does it mean for a center to be 100% tobacco-free?

Ohio law prohibits smoking inside child care centers. Licensing rules do not allow staff to smoke in ...

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