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It’s Not Just Campaign

 Our latest media campaign is focusing on the disproportionate impact of menthol-flavored tobacco products among certain groups. 

In The News: TFC-DOS Op-Ed in The Mountain Eagle

In The News: TFC-DOS Op-Ed in The Mountain Eagle

Earlier this month, Community Engagement Coordinator, Jennifer Hill, wrote an op-ed for The Mountain Eagle ( The Schoharie News) about the harms of e-cigarettes.  Here's an excerpt: "As with regular cigarettes, the tobacco industry markets e-cigarettes primarily...

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World No Tobacco Day 2022- Tobacco: Threat to our Environment

On this World No Tobacco Day, we're taking a closer look at Tobacco and it's impact on the environment. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), tobacco kills over 8 million people every year and destroys our environment,  further harming human health,...

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No Menthol Sunday

No Menthol Sunday

May 15th is No Menthol Sunday, an annual initiative by The Center for Black Health & Equity (The Center), which mobilizes faith-based organizations to share information on the deadly impact of menthol-flavored tobacco on Black communities and encourage...

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TOBACCO FREE COMMUNITIES:
DELAWARE, OTSEGO AND SCHOHARIE COUNTIES

 

Tobacco Free Communities – Delaware, Otsego and Schoharie Counties (TFC-DOS) is one of 21 contractors working to change the community environment to support New York State’s tobacco-free norm through youth action (Reality Check) and community engagement. The NYS Department of Health’s Bureau of Tobacco Control provides grant funds to St. Peter’s Health Partners in Albany for TFC-DOS.

TFC-DOS educates the community and decision makers, mobilizes community members around the problems that tobacco addiction causes in local communities, and helps decision makers understand the types of choices that they have to address these problems. Efforts are evidence-based, policy-driven and cost effective approaches that decrease youth tobacco use, motivate adult smokers to quit and eliminate exposure to secondhand smoke.

 

 

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