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Tobacco-Free Roswell Park

At Tobacco-Free Roswell Park, we base all our awareness building, educational materials, advocacy – as well as lobbying efforts with stakeholders — on scientific evidence and proven information.

Initial program goals will include:

  • Cigarette filters and their environmental impact
  • Raising prices on tobacco
  • Tobacco tax avoidance
  • Teen vaping intervention and cessation
  • Tobacco use in the LGBTQ community
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Dec
31

We can’t move into 2020 without a look back on 2019. In this post, we share the comprehensive perspective of our acclaimed leader, Dr. Andrew Hyland. As head of the tobacco control programs at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, Director of the New York State Smokers’ Quitline, and researcher who has spent 25 years working … READ MORE

Dec
18

With Christmas exactly one week away, we take you back to a time when Santa was a pitch man for Big Tobacco. Once upon a time, cigarettes were a Christmas present favorite – the gift that kept on giving (cancer). While kids were busy unwrapping their dolls and toy cars, dad was opening his carton … Conti… READ MORE

Sep
24

It’s been one month and one day since Illinois reported the first death from vaping in the U.S.  on August 23, 2019. The CDC and FDA have been working tirelessly to compile data on the hundreds of cases coming in from across the US. While they continue looking for a definitive answer on the cause … Co… READ MORE

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