• CDTFC Director, Judy Rightmyer, receives activism award

    CDTFC Director, Judy Rightmyer, receives activism award

    Judy Rightmyer, CDTFC Director, was honored to receive the Stanton Glantz Award for Community Activism at the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting in New Orleans today. Pictured with her is Bob Gordon, Project Director of read more »
  • SUNY hosts tobacco-free regional meeting

    SUNY hosts tobacco-free regional meeting

    SUNY hosted a great meeting yesterday in Albany to help colleges across the region become tobacco-free. Among the panelists were Larry Hardy of RPI and Robyn King of Schenectady County Community College, two of the eleven (!!) local colleges read more »
  • Schenectady City Council passes GASO resolution

    Schenectady City Council passes GASO resolution

    CDTFC's Jeanie Orr, pictured with Council Member Ed Kosiur, offers public thanks to the Schenectady City Council for passing a resolution in support of the Great American Smokeout (GASO) at  the Council meeting earlier this week. Thank you, read more »
  • Veto override vote fails

    Veto override vote fails

    It looks like tobacco power walls in most Albany County chain pharmacies aren't going away any time soon. Last night, the Albany County Legislature failed to override the County Executive's veto of a local law to end tobacco sales in read more »
  • Albany law to end pharmacy tobacco sales is still alive

    Albany law to end pharmacy tobacco sales is still alive

    Albany County Legislator Tim Nichols announced today that he intends to push to override County Executive McCoy's veto of his proposed local law that would have ended the sale of tobacco products from pharmacies in Albany County. Nichols' read more »