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Don't Buy The Lie

Wellness Education

Don't Buy The Lie Contest

The Health Education Council, with support from Kaiser Permanente, is proud to host 'Don't Buy the Lie' - an opportunity for youth to use artistic expression to unmask tobacco and vaping industries and show the addictive harm they do to youth. 

Youth in Grades 6-12 from Yolo, Placer, and Sacramento County are invited to use their innovative minds to create unique contest entries for a chance to win up to $1,000 in prizes.

Who can enter the contest?

  • Students in grades 6-12 from Yolo, Placer, and Sacramento County

When is the contest held?

The Don't Buy the Lie Contest is held each spring with winners announced in the summer. Watch here for updates on the 2023 contest dates.

Don't Buy the Lie is supported with funding from

Past Winners