We have an opiod overdose crisis, but cigarettes still kill 15 times more people

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28,200 adults in New York State die each year from smoking-related disease

Tobacco use remains the leading cause of preventable death and disease

The average age of a new smoker in New York State is 13 years old

Listen to Rob Ray of WCDO in Sidney, NY interview Linda Wegner for World No Tobacco Day here!

Kick Butts Day is March 20th

Kick Butts Day is March 20. Each year the tobacco-free day helps increase awareness about the problem of tobacco use. 1,200 people die every day in the United States because of tobacco. That is more than three Boeing 747 airplanes crashing every...

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Reality Check Wants to Snuff Out On-Screen Smoking

Reality Check, the youth action program of Advancing Tobacco Free Communities, is advocating to reduce smoking and tobacco imagery in movies. There is a nationwide movement to urge the U.S. film industry to rate new movies with smoking “R” to keep smoking...

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