Capital District Tobacco-Free Communities

WTEN: Siena College Survey Finds Capital Region Supports Tobacco Control

October 29, 2020

WTEN/News10 aired a story featuring Judy Rightmyer, director of Capital District Tobacco-Free Communities (CDTFC). Rightmyer discussed a new Siena College Research Institute survey which finds strong community support for a range of tobacco control measures. CDTFC is a grant-supported program of St. Peter's Health Partners. [...]

Tobacco Free Communities Expands to New York’s Southern Tier

March 2, 2020

On February 26, Tobacco Free Communities | Delaware, Otsego & Schoharie (TFC-DOS) cut the ribbon on its new office in Oneonta. Both TFC-DOS and Capital District Tobacco-Free Communities are grant- supported programs of St. Peter's Health Partners, funded by the New York State Department of Health, Bureau of Tobacco Control. [...]

Free Family Movie Screening Held to #HelpOscarQuit

February 13, 2020

Capital District Tobacco-Free Communities hosted a free family movie night at the Schenectady County Public Library. The event, held in conjunction with SmokeFree Movies Action Week ahead of the Academy Awards, helped to raise awareness about the impact that smoking in movies has on youth initiation to tobacco use. [...]

WNYT: NY Law Raising Age to Buy Tobacco, E-Cigs Goes Into Effect

November 14, 2019

Theresa Zubretsky, community engagement coordinator for Capital District Tobacco-Free Communities, was interviewed by WNYT concerning New York's new Tobacco 21 law. As of November 13, you now have to be 21 years old to purchase tobacco or e-cigarettes in New York state. [...]
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