June
7

A World With No Tobacco

Hannah Plunkett from Niagara Falls at the New York State Capitol to discuss tobacco control.

By Jessica Amico, a guest blogger and concerned citizen  A world with no tobacco would give more room for other things. More money on vacations and less on medical expenses. More time with the people we love and less time leaving them for a smoke break. In a tobacco-free world, the labels “smoker” and “non-smoker” would vanish and … Continued

June
6

Fighting Tobacco Giant Philip Morris USA

Reality Check advocates taking a loud and clear stand against Altria Group and its shareholders.

    “Hey, hey. Ho, ho. Big Tobacco has got to go.” That’s what 50 Reality Check advocates from across New York State chanted outside as  the top executive for tobacco giant Altria Group USA told its shareholders on Thursday May 18 that the company had “another outstanding year” in 2016.  “Our business fundamentals remain strong,” … Continued