E-Cigarettes Added to Clean Indoor Air Act

NYS has banned vaping anywhere cigarettes are banned. Vaping among high school students in New York State doubled between 2014 and 2016 and, like cigarettes, e-cigarettes are aggressively marketed to make them as alluring as possible. E-cigarette liquid typically contains nicotine, and nicotine is highly addictive and harmful to adolescent and young adult developing brains. Read More »

Geneva Housing Authority Board Approves Smoking Ban

Posted: Thursday, August 6, 2015 5:00 pm By DAVID L. SHAW dshaw@fltimes.com GENEVA — Effective April 1, smoking will be prohibited in the 228 housing units managed by the Geneva Housing Authority. The smoking ban is included in the 2015-16 agency plan approved July 28 by the authority’s Board of Commissioners. The plan goes into effect Oct. 1, Read More »

City of Geneva Parks Go Tobacco Free

GENEVA -- It is official. The campaign by a group of Boys & Girls Club of Geneva members has succeeded in having all tobacco products banned from city parks. As a group of by the Boys & Girls Club crusaders looked on, the City Council voted unanimously to ban smoking in all city parks. There Read More »

Wayne County Board Approves Smoking Ban

Posted: Thursday, June 18, 2015 5:00 pm By JIM MILLER (jmiller@fltimes.com) LYONS — Despite objections from several of its members, the Wayne County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to ban tobacco and e-cigarette use on county property. Board Chairman James Hoffman said the three members who opposed the local law, Kenan Baldridge, David Spickerman and Read More »

Students at Clyde-Savannah Participate in a Butt Pick Up

Several students from Clyde Savannah Central School District in Wayne County, New York took part in a six-week introduction to the Reality Check program. The teens were introduced to the messages of Reality Check such as exposing the truth about tobacco marketing and striving towards a clean and healthy tobacco-free outdoors. The summer Reality Check Read More »