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Community Cafe: No Ifs, Ands, or Butts

Please join us for a discussion on cigarettes, vaping, JUUL, tobacco marketing, and how these issues effect teens and adolescents. The cafe will be held at Wood Library in Canandaigua on Saturday, March 24th at 10:00AM.  
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U.S. Senators call on FDA to reject Philip Morris’ New Product

U.S. Senators call on FDA to reject Philip Morris’ new product as “less risky” given Big Tobacco’s deceitful history of marketing products under the guise of lower risk.  The tobacco industry violated civil racketeering laws and defrauded the American people by lying for decades about their deadly and addictive products and their marketing to children…
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American Lung Association Releases State of Tobacco Control Report

Every year, the American Lung Association grades states in fields related to reducing the negative impact of tobacco use. States are graded on Tobacco Prevention and Cessation Funding, Smokefree Air, Tobacco Taxes, Access to Cessation Services, and Tobacco 21. This year, New York State received the following grades: Tobacco Prevention and Cessation Funding: F Smokefree…
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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…
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