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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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    February 24th

    POWR Against Tobacco

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    February 24th

    POWR Against Tobacco

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