News

Onondaga County Lawmakers Approve T21 Proposal

Onondaga County legislators voted 11-5 in favor of a proposal to raise the legal age to purchase tobacco products to 21. The bill will now go to public hearing. Tobacco 21 legislation is aimed at reducing youth access to tobacco products. Tobacco use is the leading cause of preventable death, and data shows that the…
Read more

TACFL Releases November/December Newsletter

In this edition of our bi-monthly newsletter, read about the new addition to the Clean Indoor Air Act, Lung Cancer Awareness Month, and the Great American Smokeout. You can also check out the amazing work our Reality Check Youth at Waterloo High School has been doing. Click the link below to learn more. http://mailchi.mp/6b2b624b61ea/9l36jze9m0-2490861
Read more

E-Cigarettes Added to Clean Indoor Air Act

NYS has banned vaping anywhere cigarettes are banned. Vaping among high school students in New York State doubled between 2014 and 2016 and, like cigarettes, e-cigarettes are aggressively marketed to make them as alluring as possible. E-cigarette liquid typically contains nicotine, and nicotine is highly addictive and harmful to adolescent and young adult developing brains.…
Read more

Reality Check Youth Prepare for Seen Enough Tobacco Day on Friday the 13th

  This Friday (10/13/17) will be the first annual Seen Enough Tobacco Day. All across New York State, Reality Check Youth will be using this day to educate their communities about the dangers of tobacco use and the billions of dollars that the tobacco industry spends on marketing and product placement. In Seneca County, the…
Read more