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The Great American Smokeout

The Great American Smokeout

11 | 15 | 2017
The GREAT AMERICAN SMOKEOUT – established by our partners at the American Cancer Society, takes place on the third Thursday of November and smokers all over
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Seen Enough Tobacco Day

Seen Enough Tobacco Day

10 | 13 | 2017
Tobacco use is still the leading cause of preventable death, killing over 12,000 NYC residents annually.   "ADVERTISING and PROMOTIONAL ACTIVITIES by TOBACCO
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Mayor Signs Sweeping Package of Comprehensive Tobacco Control Legislation

Mayor Signs Sweeping Package of Comprehensive Tobacco Control Legislation

08 | 28 | 2017
New York City made history once again by taking further steps to protect the health of New Yorkers through comprehensive tobacco control measures. On August
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NYC Smoke-Free 2017 Mid-Year Highlights

NYC Smoke-Free 2017 Mid-Year Highlights

07 | 27 | 2017
Hard to believe it's already July! NYC Smoke-Free continues non-stop in our work to protect the health of New Yorkers and close the gap on tobacco disparities.
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Menthol: A Hazard in Our Communities

Menthol: A Hazard in Our Communities

05 | 26 | 2017
For decades, the tobacco industry has aggressively marketed menthol cigarettes to communities of color, women, and other vulnerable populations. According to
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Teens Ask Walgreens Executives to Ditch Tobacco

Teens Ask Walgreens Executives to Ditch Tobacco

01 | 27 | 2017
Walgreens executives and shareholders arriving for the pharmacy giant’s annual 2017 shareholders meeting on January 26 in New York City were greeted with an
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NYC Smoke-Free 2016 Year in Review

NYC Smoke-Free 2016 Year in Review

01 | 05 | 2017
2017 marks the 15th anniversary of New York City's landmark Smoke-Free Air Act of 2002. As we plan for a year-long celebration starting in June 2017 through
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NYCHA to Go Smoke-Free!

NYCHA to Go Smoke-Free!

12 | 05 | 2016
By August 2018, more than 400,000 New Yorkers who depend on public housing from the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) will receive protection from
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Photos: NYC Smoke-Free | Reality Check Student Kick-Off 2016

11 | 10 | 2016
NYC Smoke-Free held our second Reality Check kick-off event on Saturday, October 29th, 2016 at The New School. The event brought together NYC Smoke-Free's
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Students Deploy Digital Art to Expose Big Tobacco

Students Deploy Digital Art to Expose Big Tobacco

10 | 23 | 2016
Utilizing the latest in digital media technology, high school students active in NYC Smoke-Free's Reality Check program created powerful and personal
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