MaineGeneral supports the prevention of tobacco use by
children in the region.
To learn more about our "Tar Wars" program for fourth-
and fifth-grade students, please (207) 872-4102 or visit
What is Tar Wars?
Tar Wars is a one-hour, evidence-based class for fourth-
and fifth-grade students developed by the American
Academy of Family Physicians.
It is designed to prevent children from using tobacco
- Perceptions of tobacco use activity
- Short-term effects of tobacco use
- Financial implications of tobacco use
- Reasons people use tobacco
If you have any questions or would like more information, please
MaineGeneral Medical Center Prevention Center
30 Chase Avenue
Phone: (207) 872-4102