National Kick Butts Day designed to help kids avoid the habit

National Kick Butts Day designed to help kids avoid the habit

ATLANTA,GA (CNN) - Wednesday is "National Kick Butts Day."

The day is dedicated to activism that empowers youth to stand up to big tobacco.

The campaign for tobacco-free kids says more than 1,000 events in schools and communities are planned.

The first 'Kick Butts Day' was held in 1996.

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