The Corinth Central School District’s Chapter of Students Against Destructive Decisions has been working with the Saratoga County Reality Check along with the Village of Corinth to pass a law that bans the use of tobacco products and electronic cigarettes in the parks and at the beach. During the spring, the students went to the Pagenstecher Park to collect cigarette butts. They also got hundreds of signatures advocating for a smoke-free environment and talked with elected officials in the Village of Corinth about creating a healthier tobacco-free community. We are happy to say their efforts led to a law being passed last week.
Reality Check is a teen-led, adult supported program funded by the New York State Department of Health that works with local high school & middle school students to produce change through grassroots education and political action.