In the United States, the fight against vaping among young people is a real priority. A few days ago, CVS Health, the largest US chain of pharmacies, cosmetics and care announced a $ 10 investment for " try to reverse the trend »About vaping in young people.
CVS Health, which merged with the health insurer Aetna last year in the largest health care contract in history, announced the distribution of funds to support programs focused on smoking and the prevention of vaping among young people. It's 10 Million Dollars that CVS Health has just invested and this is just a start as the investment is expected to extend to 5 years.
« The spread of e-cigarettes among young people compromises the progress made in tobacco reduction over the last two decades" , said Troyen Brennan, Chief Medical Officer of CVS Health, in a statement. " By collaborating with experts and investing aggressively in innovative strategies, we believe we can help reverse this worrying trend. »
This investment is part of the initiative " Be The First CVS Health, a five-year 50 Million Dollar effort aimed at contribute to the creation of the country's first tobacco-free generation". The money will go to classroom programs to help specialists find resources to combat the use of e-cigarettes and support the training of specialists in local communities.