Take Down Tobacco Day 2021

Today is Take Down Tobacco Day! For most of us, April Fool’s Day comes once a year but for the tobacco industry every day is April Fool’s Day. That’s because every day tobacco companies work overtime to fool young people into trying their deadly products. The future...

Albany Times Union Commentary on Menthol

CDTFC’s Community Engagement Coordinator, Theresa Zubretsky, wrote a commentary piece published in the Albany Times Union today focusing on the disproportionate impact of menthol-flavored tobacco use on African Americans. Read her commentary piece below....

Communities Take Action Against Menthol

After decades of the tobacco industry marketing menthol to African Americans, we need look no further than our own local neighborhoods for evidence of their continued efforts. Capital District Tobacco-Free Communities collects data through tobacco retailer...