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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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    December 6th

    POWR Against Tobacco
    According to the World Health Organization (WHO), The tobacco epidemic is one of the biggest public health threats the world has ever faced, killing more than 8 million people a year around the world.

#SeenEnoughTobacco #PeopleOverProfit #TobaccoFreeNYS #RealityCheckofNY

    According to the World Health Organization (WHO), The tobacco epidemic is one of the biggest public health threats the world has ever faced, killing more than 8 million people a year around the world.

    #SeenEnoughTobacco #PeopleOverProfit #tobaccofreenys #RealityCheckofNY
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    December 6th

    POWR Against Tobacco

    There is no safe level of exposure to secondhand smoke. Did you know nonsmokers who are exposed to secondhand smoke at home or at work increase their risk of developing heart disease by 25–30%? Contact us today to implement a tobacco-free policy where you live and work! We offer complimentary signage and technical support. ... See MoreSee Less

    December 2nd

    POWR Against Tobacco
    Calling all Putnam, Orange, Westchester and Rockland County Youth! Join us in our PSA contest to call out the tobacco industries decades old tactic: glamorizing and normalizing use on screen!

According to the Truth Initiative, 44 percent of adolescents who start smoking do so because of smoking images they have seen in the movies.

Contact Carissa Jachcinski @ Carissa.Jachcinski@lung.org with any questions.

#RealityCheckofNY #TobaccoFreeGeneration #SmokeFreeMovies #SeenEnoughTobacco #PeopleOverProfit #tobaccofreenys

    Calling all Putnam, Orange, Westchester and Rockland County Youth! Join us in our PSA contest to call out the tobacco industries decades old tactic: glamorizing and normalizing use on screen!

    According to the Truth Initiative, 44 percent of adolescents who start smoking do so because of smoking images they have seen in the movies.

    Contact Carissa Jachcinski @ Carissa.Jachcinski@lung.org with any questions.

    #RealityCheckofNY #TobaccoFreeGeneration #smokefreemovies #SeenEnoughTobacco #PeopleOverProfit #tobaccofreenys
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