anti-smoking http://wamc.org en Study Finds NY 21st In Funding To Stop Smoking http://wamc.org/post/study-finds-ny-21st-funding-stop-smoking <p></p><p>A national coalition of anti-smoking advocates has ranked New York 21st among states in funding for smoking cessation programs.</p> Fri, 27 Dec 2013 17:57:00 +0000 Dave Lucas 80729 at http://wamc.org Study Finds NY 21st In Funding To Stop Smoking More State Funding Sought For Anti-Smoking Programs http://wamc.org/post/more-state-funding-sought-anti-smoking-programs <p></p><p>Today is the American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout, an effort begun by anti-cancer groups nearly four decades ago to help people quit smoking. This year the Cancer Society in New York is using the day to call attention to a decline in state spending on anti-smoking programs. Thu, 21 Nov 2013 23:07:00 +0000 Karen Dewitt 78311 at http://wamc.org More State Funding Sought For Anti-Smoking Programs Albany College Campus Goes "Tobacco Free" http://wamc.org/post/albany-college-campus-goes-tobacco-free <p></p><p>Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, in partnership with Albany Law School, have implemented a 100% tobacco-free campus policy, now in place. A Tobacco-Free Kickoff Event was held tuesday in front of the ACPHS Student Center. Officials hail the move as a "notable step" toward a healthier and cleaner environment.</p> Tue, 10 Sep 2013 17:58:08 +0000 Dave Lucas 73278 at http://wamc.org Albany College Campus Goes "Tobacco Free" NY Celebrates "A Public Health Success Story" http://wamc.org/post/ny-celebrates-public-health-success-story <p>Leading state and national healthcare advocates gathered today with public officials and others at the Gateway Diner on Albany's Central Avenue to mark the 10th Anniversary of the New York State Clean Indoor Air Act.</p><p>New York's 2003 Clean Indoor Air Act banned smoking in almost all workplaces, including bars, restaurants, bowling facilities, taverns and bingo halls.&nbsp; In the past 10 years, the Act has protected millions of&nbsp;citizens from daily exposure to deadly secondhand smoke and the illnesses it causes.</p> Wed, 24 Jul 2013 20:05:42 +0000 Dave Lucas 69924 at http://wamc.org NY Celebrates "A Public Health Success Story" Groups to NY Governor: Bolster Funds for Anti-Smoking Programs http://wamc.org/post/groups-ny-governor-bolster-funds-anti-smoking-programs <p>A number of cancer organization and anti-smoking groups has penned a letter to New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, asking him to bolster what they say are lifesaving programs, and not cut them.&nbsp; And, the groups contend, for the first time, the programs appear differently in the governor’s proposed budget.</p> Mon, 28 Jan 2013 20:22:25 +0000 Allison Dunne 56676 at http://wamc.org Groups to NY Governor: Bolster Funds for Anti-Smoking Programs