TOBACCO IMAGERY ON SCREEN
Teens consume more media than ever, watching an average of almost 11 hours of media in any given day. The media youth consume is often completely unregulated…
TOBACCO USE WHERE WE PLAY
Exposure to secondhand smoke in outdoor recreational including parks, playgrounds and beaches can be hazardous – especially for children….
TOBACCO USE WHERE WE WORK
The workplace is a major source of exposure to secondhand smoke and vapor from tobacco products including cigarettes and e-cigarettes.
TOBACCO USE WHERE WE LIVE
Secondhand smoke/vapor drifts from neighboring apartments and creates unhealthy living conditions for everyone in the building…
TOBACCO MARKETING WHERE KIDS SHOP
The tobacco industry spends over a half million dollars a day in New York State to market its products – and 90 percent of it is devoted to in-store advertising with bright colors…
The New York State Tobacco Control Program funds 21 community organizations across the state to work toward Advancing Tobacco-Free Communities.
We educate community leaders and the public about the dangers and social injustice of tobacco marketing, and engage local stakeholders to promote community changes that limit the tobacco industry’s presence, de-normalize tobacco use and eliminate secondhand smoke.
References to tobacco on this website refer to commercial tobacco and not the sacred and traditional use of tobacco by some Tribal Nations.