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Stop gutting NY’s tobacco control program funding

By on July 30th, 2013

Blair Horner: The Anniversary Of NY’s Smoke Free Law | WAMC.

Photos of 10th Anniversary Celebration of Clean Indoor Air!!

By on July 24th, 2013

On Flickr: July 24, 2013 @ the Gateway Diner.

If you missed the CIAA celebration, see Channel 13’s coverage

By on July 24th, 2013 – 10 years of clean air.

NYS Public Health Association President: Tobacco is not a normal product and should be covered up

By on April 15th, 2013


Tobacco displays need a cover-up

Poll finds that tobacco display ban in England helped young smokers quit

By on April 9th, 2013


Tobacco product display ban helped smokers quit, poll finds


Albany County legislator calls for tobacco-free pharmacies

By on March 28th, 2013

Will Albany County be the first in New York State to prohibit the sale of tobacco in pharmacies?

Albany County legislator calls for ban on tobacco sales in pharmacies

CVS to workers: You must be tobacco-free and you must sell tobacco

By on March 25th, 2013

CVS is telling employees they must be tobacco-free by May 1, 2014, yet continues to sell tobacco in its stores.   While it’s admirable to want to improve employee health, shouldn’t the customers’ health also matter to pharmacies?

CVS to workers:  Tell us how much you weigh or it’ll cost you $600 a year

Infographic: America’s Most Wanted Tobacco Villains

By on March 22nd, 2013

Take a look at the usual suspects and the new villains in this infographic by the Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids

America’s Most Wanted Tobacco Villains

Capital Region colleges get ‘A’ for snuffing out smoking

By on March 20th, 2013

Colleges get ‘A’ grade for snuffing out smoking

Bloomberg’s plan to put cigarettes out of public sight and prevent youth smoking

By on March 18th, 2013

Already being done in several countries including Canada, Mayor Bloomberg’s proposal to put cigarettes out of public sight would be the first in the nation.  Studies have shown that cigarette displays act as cues to smoke, even among those not explicitly intending to buy cigarettes, and those trying to avoid buying cigarettes.

Bloomberg in new push to snuff out cigarette displays in stores