pulse issue - tobacco control
Save the Date: Heart Advocacy Events at the Rhode Island State House
Ready to take your advocacy to the next level? We're planning three events at the State House this Spring and you're invited!
hero_image_alt_text===Participants at last year's lobby day in RI.
Tobacco 21 Gains Momentum in NH
Tobacco 21 in NH is more a When than an If.
hero_image_alt_text===Teen rejecting a cigarette.
Tobacco Free Rhode Island Youth Conference a Great Success!
Students from across the Ocean State are building a movement to ensure the first tobacco-free generation.
hero_image_alt_text===An image of the attendees at the conference.
Partners in Health
#Teamwork at the State House.
hero_image_alt_text===Restore funding for tobacco control in Maine.
Tobacco 21 is Back in the News in Vermont!
Burlington residents to vote whether to urge lawmakers to act.
hero_image_alt_text===Teen rejecting smoking.
2018 Legislative Session Now Underway
AHA Tackles Three Important Issues This Legislative Session.
hero_image_alt_text===An image of the Connecticut Capitol.
Tobacco 21 Bill Now in Public Health Committee
CT Looks To Increase Tobacco Sales Age To 21.
hero_image_alt_text===An infographic about about the mortality of CT kids who smoke.
Advocates Support Tobacco Control in DC
On Thursday February 1, You’re the Cure advocates and dozens of coalition partners used proven evidence and their personal stories to make a true difference in the health of the District. They testified at the DC Council to support raising the District’s cigarette tax, and investing millions of dollars in cessation services for DC residents.
Let's Stop the Start in your Community!
Please sign the petition to ask your local officials to support raising the legal age to purchase all tobacco products from 18 to 21.
Arizona Heart at the Capitol 2018 Recap
Last week over 70 You’re the Cure volunteers, survivors, caregivers and medical professionals gathered in Phoenix for Heart at the Capitol, a day to raise awareness about heart disease. During the event, volunteers advocated for two key policies: raising the minimum purchase age of tobacco products to 21 years of age and to allow Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) recipients to use their benefits at local farmers markets when purchasing fruits and vegetables. Here’s some key details volunteers shared with legislators: