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Governor Signs Bill Restricting Smoking on Library Grounds

December 21, 2018 - Governor Cuomo signed a bill restricting smoking within 100 feet of any point of an outdoor area of a public/association library, except for residential property that falls within 100 feet of library entrances, exits, or outdoor areas. Vaping, or use of electronic cigarettes, is not included in this amendment to the…
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HUD Housing Goes Smoke Free: July 30, 2018

As of today, July 30, all HUD housing is to go smoke-free, protecting residents in multi-unit housing from dangerous secondhand smoke. There is no safe level of exposure to secondhand smoke, and in multi-unit housing, smoke can travel between units through hallways, windows, cracks in the ceiling, plumbing, and other routes. According to the CDC,…
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Reality Check Youth Participate in Seen Enough Tobacco Rally

Reality Check Youth from Waterloo and Clyde-Savannah High Schools joined other youth from around the state for the annual Youth Summit 7/16-7/18. Youth spent Tuesday and Wednesday having fun and learning skills for educating the public about the harms of tobacco marketing. On Thursday, the youth participated in a day of Guerilla Activism at Lakeland…
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