Like A Champ

Ryan Newman Nassau Community College Men’s Wrestling 2020 “I got my father to quit smoking,” said an overjoyed Reality Check teen Ryan Newman just two years after he joined our teen advocacy program while attending the High School for Public Service. Ryan hails from East Flatbush, Brooklyn and Read More

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Seen Enough Menthol

SET DAY 2020 By: Vonetta Dudley, Bronx Reality Check Manager On Tuesday October 13th, New York State celebrated Seen Enough Tobacco Read More

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. Read More

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
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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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Clear The Air: A Live Tweet Event

  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

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

May 31 to June 6, 2020
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Webinar: Smoking & COVID

June 1, 2020
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Vaping Unveiled Part II

February 8, 2021
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