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More Indiana youth are vaping than ever before and the state plans to address the issue. 

State and health leaders joined teens from Fishers High School to announce the new three-part initiative. 

Gov. Eric Holcomb says it includes educational training for schools and parents, a text-to-quit program and a public awareness campaign.

"So that everyone has the access to reversing the course that we’re currently on," says Holcomb. 

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Dozens of Indiana students attended a substance abuse prevention summit at the Statehouse. The event highlighted the expansion of one program to reduce prescription drug abuse. 

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More than a hundred kids skipped class Friday to stand in the cold and ask lawmakers to do something about global climate change. It’s part of 120 such events planned around the country and several around the world.