Tag: Tobacco Disparities

Mapping New York City

Mapping New York City

12 | 04 | 2017
NYC Smoke-Free has worked to engage and educate NYC communities for over the past 20 years. Our efforts to eliminate the tobacco epidemic in New York City has
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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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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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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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Health Department Releases Report On New York City Smoking Trends Before, During, and After Pregnancy

02 | 19 | 2016
From 2004 to 2011, New York City saw decreases in the proportion of women who smoked in the three months before pregnancy, during pregnancy and after pregnancy
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New NYC Smoking Data Should Be Wake Up Call for Policy Makers

New NYC Smoking Data Should Be Wake Up Call for Policy Makers

09 | 16 | 2015
Public Health Groups Call for Renewed Effort to Combat High Disparate Use of Tobacco Across City (NEW YORK, NY) Today, leading public health groups reacted to
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