On World No Tobacco Day 2017, students from Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake Senior High School called attention to the continuing problem of tobacco use among New York State youth and called for an end to tobacco marketing to kids.
Students placed read more »
Congratulations to the Albany County Legislature for voting unanimously last night to make county parks tobacco-free! The new law prohibits the use of all tobacco products and electronic smoking devices at Lawson Lake, Ann Lee Pond Nature and read more »
As of April 1, 2017, the two apartment complexes operated by the Rensselaer Housing Authority became smoke-free. “We went smoke-free because we think our residents and our staff deserve to live and work in a healthy, smoke-free environment,” read more »
WAMC Northeast Public Radio interviews CDTFC's Theresa Zubretsky, Neighborhood Conversation participant Mary Ann Hines and Albany Common Councilmember Dorcey Applyrs on the health consequences of aggressive tobacco marketing in low-income read more »
A new report released today highlights the striking disparities in tobacco use and marketing in low-income neighborhoods in the City of Albany. The report exposes tobacco marketing as a primary reason that low-income people smoke at higher rates read more »