More than 20 million Americans have died from smoking since the first Surgeon General’s Report on Smoking and Health was issued in 1964. 5.6 million children alive today will ultimately die early from smoking if we don’t do more to reduce current smoking rates. Read more here.
If you’d like to work on tobacco or smoke-free policy, contact Betsy Kelly at BLKelly@smhc.org or
Choose To Be Healthy has a banner that community organizations, businesses, municipalities or interested others can borrow to promote tobacco-free events. Contact us here.
From December 2017 Coalition Meeting:
- Municipal Rec One-Pager
- Municipal Rec Toolkit Contains language adding marijuana to smoking definition. Also, non-smoked marijuana products including, but not limited to, edibles and dabs are also included in this policy.
- Golden Colorado Smoke-Free Ordinance This smoke-free ordinance from Golden, Colorado includes e-cigarettes and marijuana. Read more about it here.
- School One-Pager
- School Toolkit
- Landlord One-Pager
- Smoke-Free Housing Infographic
- Maine’s Tobacco Laws Presentation with information on Maine’s Tobacco Laws from the AG’s Office
- Toolkit for Employers This toolkit covers workplace smoking policy. An employer may include marijuana or e-cigarettes when defining smoking. Read more about workplace smoking policy here.