It was a successful day at the State Capitol on Tuesday, as CDTFC attended this year’s NYS Tobacco Control Program Partners Legislative Education Day. CDTFC staff along with Capital District Reality Check youth and our partners from Community Health Programs talked with state lawmakers about how tobacco control efforts have successfully decreased New Yorkers’ tobacco use and smoking-related deaths and disease. However, substantial unmet needs remain as 28,200 adult New Yorkers still die every year from smoking. Learn more here.
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