Capital District Tobacco-Free Communities

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. [...]

Seen Enough Tobacco Day

October 11, 2019

Capital District Tobacco-Free Communities held an event at Bethlehem Middle School to educate students about the ways in which the tobacco and vape industries use flavors to hook kids on their products. This is in advance of Seen Enough Tobacco Day on October 13. [...]

WNYT: Vaping Dangers

October 7, 2019

Dr. Nathan Graber of St. Peter's Pediatrics and Theresa Zubretsky of Capital District Tobacco-Free Communities, appeared on WNYT's Forum 13 to discuss the latest concerns about flavored e-cigarettes. [...]

WTEN: Local Vape Shops Brace for Flavored E-Cig Ban

September 17, 2019

Theresa Zubretsky, community engagement coordinator for Capital District Tobacco-Free Communities spoke to WTEN about Governor Andrew Cuomo's recent emergency execution action to ban flavored e-cigarette flavors in New York state. [...]

Smoke-Free Movie Night Held to Raise Awareness of Tobacco Dangers

February 22, 2019

On February 20, Capital District Tobacco-Free Communities, a grant-funded program of SPHP, hosted a smoke-free movie night at the Schenectady County Public Library to raise awareness of the dangers of tobacco use and the impact of the tobacco imagery shown in films. [...]
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