Catawba County wants you to bud out that cigarette.
The county is encouraging its cities and towns to promote a healthier lifestyle. One way they’re doing this is by having the cities and towns to create tobacco free areas.
“Catawba County Public Health has long supported tobacco-free initiatives to promote health and has maintained a tobacco-free health department since 2005.
To read more of this story, pick up the Friday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.