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Jun 13 2014
Latest Youth Survey Shows Continued Decline in Tobacco Use RICHMOND– The Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth (VFHY) and the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) announced Friday that youth smoking rates in Virginia have plummeted to an all-time low. The percentage of high school students in... Read more
Apr 29 2013
The 2014 National Reducing Tobacco Use for Youth and Young Adults Conference will be held April 10-11, 2014, at the Sheraton Pentagon City in Arlington, Va. Call for Abstracts coming out soon! The conference is co-sponsored by the Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth and Prevention Connections.
Feb 7 2013
The Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth's FY 2012 annual report is now available to download!   2012 Hi-res | Low-res
Feb 6 2013
RICHMOND- A new survey of more than 6,400 Virginia residents statewide finds that 94 percent of teens are exposed to tobacco advertising in gas stations and convenience stores. According to the survey conducted by the Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth’s volunteer high school action group, Y... Read more
Jan 17 2013
Virginia Secretary of Health and Human Resources Dr. Bill Hazel announced that Virginia’s teen smoking rates have plummeted to the lowest point in 10 years! Secretary Hazel made his remarks at the Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth’s fourth annual Virginia Healthy Youth Day event, which was held... Read more