• Tobacco Control Measures in State Budget

    Tobacco Control Measures in State Budget

    New York State lawmakers have passed the 2020-21 state budget. In this budget are several tobacco control measures that will go into effect this summer, making our communities a healthier place to live, work, learn and play. As of May 18, the read more »
  • Working Remotely

    Working Remotely

    During the COVID-19 pandemic, we at Capital District Tobacco-Free Communities are following public health guidance and are working remotely for the foreseeable future. If you need to contact CDTFC, please either email us by using the contact read more »
  • Spectrum News: Anti-Tobacco Advocates Want to Keep E-Cigs From the Youth

    Spectrum News: Anti-Tobacco Advocates Want to Keep E-Cigs From the Youth

    Theresa Zubretsky, Community Engagement Coordinator here at Capital District Tobacco-Free Communities, was interviewed by Spectrum News earlier this week.  She discussed the ongoing process of trying to keep e-cigarettes away from youth. Here's read more »
  • The Great American Smokeout 2019

    The Great American Smokeout 2019

    On Thursday Nov. 21, 2019 and Friday Nov. 22, 2019, CDTFC partnered with SADD Clubs at Columbia High School and Goff Middle School for this year's  Great American Smokeout. Historically, the event encourages people to quit smoking for a day. read more »
  • Albany County Legislature Defeats Local Law

    Albany County Legislature Defeats Local Law “E”

    Despite a vote of 18 in favor and 17 opposed (1 abstention), Albany County's proposed law to restrict the sale of all flavored tobacco products did not pass at last night's meeting of the Legislature. Three legislators were not present for the read more »