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Reality Check
is the youth action component that focuses on the tobacco industry and their deceptive marketing tactics.
Youth aged 13-18 get involved and let big tobacco know they won't be bought.  

Listen to our radio interview
to learn more.


The Town of Henrietta
adopted a smoke-free policy
for all town owned properties, which includes parks, playgrounds, and office campuses. 

Hear about other places that have a  tobacco-free outdoor area policy      What's Going On? with Nate Brown & Kevin Allen, radio show 1280AM Rochester   

57% of Monroe County Residents
indicated that it is "unacceptable" to have tobacco products being sold in stores that are located within walking distance of schools. 

See the 2015 Community Tobacco Survey Results


Tobacco-Free Outdoors

Tobacco Marketing

Protect our youth from the impact of tobacco product marketing in retail stores.

Smoke-Free Living

Educate property owners and renters about the serious health effects of secondhand smoke and the benefits of a smoke-free living environment.

Smoking and Health Action Coalition (SHAC)

SHAC is one of 25 statewide Advancing Tobacco-Free Communities contractors working to change the community environment to support New York State's tobacco-free norm. SHAC is funded by a grant from the New York State Bureau of Tobacco Control to the American Lung Association of the Northeast

  • The New York State Comprehensive Tobacco Control Program (NYS TCP) is a highly successful tobacco prevention program that saves lives and prevents youth from smoking.

Latest News
Smoking and Health Action Coalition of Monroe County works to advance tobacco-free standards - Brighton-Pittsford Post, November 13, 2014


New York State Smoker's Quitline

Sign our Petitions:
Tobacco-Free Outdoor Areas

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