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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.…
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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…
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Students from Clyde-Savannah Participate in Butt Pick-Up

Several students from Clyde Savannah Central School District in Wayne County, New York took part in a six week introduction to the Reality Check program. The teens were introduced to the messages of Reality Check such as exposing the truth about tobacco marketing and striving towards a clean and healthy tobacco- free outdoors. The summer…
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Wayne County Board Approves Smoking Ban

Posted: Thursday, June 18, 2015 5:00 pm By JIM MILLER jmiller@fltimes.com LYONS — Despite objections from several of its members, the Wayne County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to ban tobacco and e-cigarette use on county property. Board Chairman James Hoffman said the three members who opposed the local law, Kenan Baldridge, David Spickerman and…
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