It’s Not Just Campaign
Our latest media campaign is focusing on the disproportionate impact of menthol-flavored tobacco products among certain groups.
BUILDING HEALTHIER COMMUNITIES
WHERE WE LIVE, LEARN, WORK & PLAY
Throughout New York State and across the country, apartment owners have begun to embrace
a no-smoking policy as an amenity they can provide for their residents.
As of May 2017, more than 500 New York municipalities have adopted tobacco-free
outdoor area policies (20 in the Capital District) and the list is growing.
Tobacco companies spend more than $9.5 billion on retail marketing and promotion every
year, more than the amount spent to market junk food, soda, and alcohol combined.
Our youth-adult partnerships have accomplished amazing things in the Capital Region,
including tobacco-free parks and a local law to keep tobacco retailers away from schools.
Across the state, community partners have worked with nearly 500 organizations and
businesses to go tobacco-free, including many here in the Capital District.
May 15th is No Menthol Sunday, an annual initiative by The Center for Black Health & Equity (The Center), which mobilizes faith-based organizations to share information on the deadly impact of menthol-flavored tobacco on Black communities and encourage...
The Town of East Greenbush is inviting public comment to consider the adoption of a local law that prohibits smoking and vaping on town property, including in town parks. The stated intent of the proposed law is to preserve and improve the public’s health by improving...
CDTFC's Program Manager, Jeanie Orr, appeared on Capital Tonight (Spectrum News) on Friday March 18, to highlight the importance of tobacco control and the work we have been doing here in Albany, Schenectady and Rensselaer Counties. The interview also touched on the...