Some communities are harder hit by the impact of tobacco use and tobacco marketing than others. In the City of Albany, this is especially true for people living in the West Hill, Arbor Hill, South End and Downtown neighborhoods. If you live in read more »
Last night, the Village of Menands Board voted unanimously to make all village parks tobacco-free. The new law prohibits the use of traditional tobacco products as well as e-cigarettes and other electronic nicotine delivery systems.
The read more »
Last night in an 8-4 vote, the Schenectady County Legislature voted to increase the minimum age for the legal sale of tobacco products to 21, following in the footsteps of more than 184 municipalities in ten states, including New York City, the read more »
Congratulations to the following businesses and organizations that made their properties tobacco-free since the beginning of 2016. The Capital District community is a healthier place because of their efforts.
Delmar Family Medicine
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Mark your calendars for Tuesday, July 5, 2016 @ 7:00pm and share your views on a Schenectady County law to raise the minimum age for the legal sale of tobacco products to 21. The introduction of this local law follows closely on the heels of read more »