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ADVANCING HEALTHIER COMMUNITIES WHERE WE LIVE, WORK AND PLAY!

Through partnering with youth, parents and community leaders, we create lasting changes that prevent youth tobacco use, support tobacco-free choices and decrease exposure to secondhand smoke.

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THE ISSUE OF TOBACCO IN OUR COMMUNITIES

Tobacco-Free children, teens, and adults

Tobacco Industry Influence Where we Shop

Exposure to retail tobacco marketing leads to increased youth initiation of smoking and disproportionately impacts low-income communities.

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Tobacco-Free children, teens, and adults

Tobacco Imagery on Screen

Smoking on screen recruits 390,00 teens to start smoking every day, one third of which will die prematurely from tobacco-related illness.

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Tobacco-Free children, teens, and adults

Tobacco Use Where We Live

Secondhand smoke and vapor drifts from neighboring apartments and creates unhealthy living conditions for everyone in the building.

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Tobacco-Free children, teens, and adults

Tobacco Use Where We Work

Smoking on workplace grounds exposes employees, visitors and clients to harmful secondhand smoke.

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Tobacco-Free children, teens, and adults

Tobacco Use Where We Play

Exposure to secondhand smoke and tobacco litter in outdoor recreational areas including parks and beaches can be hazardous - especially for children.

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    November 19th

    TobaccoFreeNYS

    The Great American Smokeout®
    Quitting smoking isn’t easy. It takes time. And a plan. You don’t have to stop smoking in one day. Start with day one. Let the Great American Smokeout event on the third Thursday in November be your day to start your journey toward a smoke-free life. You’ll be joining thousands of people who smoke across the country in taking an important step toward a healthier life and reducing your cancer risk.

    Plus, the American Cancer Society can help you access the resources and support you need to quit.

    Quitting starts here.
    www.cancer.org/healthy/stay-away-from-tobacco/great-american-smokeout.html?fbclid=IwAR1OnSyXva7Tz...
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    October 13th

    TobaccoFreeNYS

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    October 13th

    TobaccoFreeNYS

    Today is #SeenEnoughTobacco Day.
    Visit SeenEnoughTobacco.org for more information regarding the concerns about menthol tobacco products in our communities. #NoMenthol
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