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Join us in working to make New York a healthier place to live, work and play!

Our goal is to educate community leaders and the public about the dangers and social costs of tobacco; engage local stakeholders to adopt policies that will restrict tobacco industry presence, de-normalize tobacco use, and eliminate secondhand smoke.

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THE ISSUE OF TOBACCO IN OUR COMMUNITIES

Tobacco-Free children, teens, and adults

Tobacco Where We Shop

Each day in New York State, the tobacco industry spends over a half million dollars to market its products - and 90 percent of it is devoted to in-store advertising.

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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 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 Where We Work

The workplace is a major source of exposure to secondhand smoke from combustible tobacco products.

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Tobacco-Free children, teens, and adults

Tobacco Where We Play

Exposure to secondhand smoke in outdoor recreational including playgrounds, parks and beaches can be hazardous - especially for children.

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    Calling all youth and young adult educators and service providers! 

You can encourage young people to quit using e-cigarettes with This is Quitting, a FREE and confidential text-based quit vaping service. Materials are available AT NO COST in English AND Spanish!

These NYSDOH - New York State Health Department posters, palm and rack cards are available to view, download, and/or print at: https://www.health.ny.gov/publications/4208/n_zpub.htm#smoking_and_tobacco_use

The color posters are 11 x 17 and can be easily printed on a local printer or at a local vendor. 

The materials can also be ordered from the New York State Department of Health distribution center by filling out the order form linked at the top of this page: 

https://www.health.ny.gov/publications/4208/Image attachment

    Calling all youth and young adult educators and service providers!

    You can encourage young people to quit using e-cigarettes with This is Quitting, a FREE and confidential text-based quit vaping service. Materials are available AT NO COST in English AND Spanish!

    These NYSDOH - New York State Health Department posters, palm and rack cards are available to view, download, and/or print at: www.health.ny.gov/publications/4208/n_zpub.htm#smoking_and_tobacco_use

    The color posters are 11 x 17 and can be easily printed on a local printer or at a local vendor.

    The materials can also be ordered from the New York State Department of Health distribution center by filling out the order form linked at the top of this page:

    www.health.ny.gov/publications/4208/
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    POW’R is out of office! Excited to learn from our TobaccoFreeNYS colleagues at our Quarterly Statewide meeting IN PERSON!

    POW’R is out of office! Excited to learn from our TobaccoFreeNYS colleagues at our Quarterly Statewide meeting IN PERSON! ... See MoreSee Less

    June 15th

    POWR Against Tobacco
    Our team had a great time at this years Lung Force Walk at Manhattenville University!Image attachment

    Our team had a great time at this years Lung Force Walk at Manhattenville University! ... See MoreSee Less

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    Yay! Love seeing LL and M🎉 great job Team POW’R!!!

    Powerhouse Team POW'R!

    Keep up the awesome work that you all do in Lower Hudson Valley!