Borough Spotlight: Staten Island

Staten Island is New York City’s third largest (by land area) borough and yet has the smallest population – about 476,000 residents.  Given the borough’s  small population it is astounding that Staten Island leads the pack with a smoking rate of 22 percent compared to New York City’s Read More

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WNTD2020: Tobacco Exposed

In response to the tobacco industries’ systematic, targeted and sustained tactics to attract a new generation of tobacco users, World Read More

Live To Breathe Another Day

Written by Equisha Pierre, Staten Island Community Engagement Manager Major health organizations all agree that smoking an vaping Read More


Yeah ok, so we know it’s an old hashtag but it is no less true for the recent wins we have seen this month. Keep reading… Read More
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Business Insider: OpEd, Tobacco Industry Reckoning for Black Lives Read More

Bronx Net: Open BX RX – Interview with PHS President/CEO, Lisa David Read More

Press Release: 94% of Public Schools in New York City Are Within 1,000 Feet of Tobacco Retailers

Easy Access to Tobacco, Availability of Kid-Friendly Flavored Products Increase Risk of Youth Nicotine Addiction WASHINGTON, D.C. Read More

New York Amsterdam News: The Fight Against Menthol

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New 2020 Events Coming Soon

NYC Smoke-Free hosts events to build community-level partnerships engaging communities and students, and educate policymakers to make smoke-free the norm and end the devastating tobacco epidemic in NYC. Interested in partering with us for future digital events? Contact Read More

Coalition Quarterly Meeting: January 2020

January 9, 2020
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Legislative Education Day 2020

February 4, 2020
Over 30 students and partners joined us for our annual legislative education day on February 4, 2020. We met with several State legislators Read More

NYC No Tobacco Week: May 31st – June 6th

May 31 to June 6, 2020
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