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The Great Outdoors

The Great Outdoors

08 | 16 | 2019
In a recent survey, we found that most New Yorkers, including a large number of smokers and e-cigarette users, favor policies that prohibit smoking and vaping
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Coming Out for the Summer

Coming Out for the Summer

06 | 21 | 2019
(Written by Vonetta Dudley, Reality Check/Youth Engagement Coordinator, Bronx)   As warmer weather slowly rolls in, it’s important to encourage the increase
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 NYC Pharmacies are Finally Tobacco-Free in 2019

NYC Pharmacies are Finally Tobacco-Free in 2019

01 | 03 | 2019
Written by Julia Cuthbertson, Community Engagement Manager, Brooklyn 2019 has started off as a Happy and Healthy New Year indeed!  As of January 1, pharmacies
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Impact By Numbers

Impact By Numbers

12 | 10 | 2018
This year marked an historic milestone for public health in New York City: the 15th Anniversary of the implementation of the NYC Smoke-Free Air Act of 2002,
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Tobacco-Free Outdoor Air: 5 Things to Know

Tobacco-Free Outdoor Air: 5 Things to Know

06 | 25 | 2018
New York City has made great strides in protecting the health of city residents from the harmful effects of smoking and secondhand smoke through enacting a
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3 Reasons Why All Movies Featuring Smoking Should be Rated R

3 Reasons Why All Movies Featuring Smoking Should be Rated R

06 | 25 | 2018
With the start of the summer blockbuster season right around the corner, it’s time to put the spotlight on an important yet overlooked fact: smoking is
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5 Things to Know about NYCHA's New Policy

06 | 18 | 2018
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) recently issued a new regulation requiring all federally-funded public housing to be smoke-free
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Smoke-Free Protections on World No Tobacco Day

Smoke-Free Protections on World No Tobacco Day

05 | 31 | 2018
Written by Vanessa Yvon, Queens Reality Check Youth Engagement Manager Established by the World Health Organization, WNTD has been observed annually on May
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Spring Reminders

Spring Reminders

04 | 19 | 2018
Written by Lisa Spitzner, Manhattan Community Engagement Coordinator Spring has finally sprung and that means New Yorkers and visitors alike will be taking to
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Smoking Disclosure

Smoking Disclosure

04 | 10 | 2018
Updated July 20, 2018   The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene published a guide explaining the purpose of Local Law 147 and offers
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