to Rural 3 for Tobacco Free Communities website! Rural 3 for Tobacco Free Communities is community partnership representing Delaware, Otsego and Schoharie Counties.
We launched are new media campaign. Click on the image below to take action to protect youth from in-store tobacco marketing.
Every year 24,000 youth begin smoking in New York State alone, and exposure to tobacco marketing in stores is a primary cause of youth smoking. Tobacco marketing in stores should be covered and out of sight.
Select the "NY Smoke Free" tab to learn about communities in your area that have created smoke free parks and/or playgrounds or click http://www.tobaccofreenys.org/Outdoor-Tobacco-Use-Policies-NY.html to learn more.
Rural Three is dedicated to educating community leaders and the public about the dangers and social cost of tobacco through engaging local businesses and organizations to adopt policies and resolutions that restricts the tobacco industry presence through, de-normalizes tobacco use, and eliminates secondhand smoke.