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Tobacco-Free Environment Policies

Program Type: Policy - An ordinance, resolution, or law passed by a community that produces positive results.

The primary goal of tobacco-free environmental policies is to create environments that do not expose youth to the use and possession of tobacco. Activities: (1) Review existing laws and compliance with laws restricting tobacco use in certain settings (2) Review the effects of antismoking school policies on adolescent smoking (3) Provide technical assistance and guidance on developing and implementing tobacco-free policies and environments (4) Educate and inform concerned parties about laws restricting tobacco use in certain settings.

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Tobacco Use

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Site or Location Name: Tobacco-Free Environment Policies (methodology)

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Phone: 8007296686