ALBANY, N.Y., April 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A new website www.SeenEnoughTobacco.org has been launched to showcase New York teens taking a stand against tobacco marketing. Visitors can watch campaign videos, view photos from events, follow news and learn how to get involved in the campaign.
50 Community Partnerships and Reality Check groups are working together to build youth and community support in making tobacco product displays less visible. "We created this site to provide teens with a showcase for their activities and to empower more schools and youth groups to get involved," said Susan Kennedy, Media Project Coordinator.
We've Seen Enough Tobacco Marketing! Campaign is a statewide initiative to mobilize youth across the state to protest tobacco marketing and raise awareness of its impact on teen smoking. Activities include creating YouTube videos, participating in media events, visiting legislators, soliciting statements of support, collecting petition signatures and writing letters.
Community Partnerships for a Tobacco Free New York and the Reality Check Youth Action Programare funded by the NYS Department of Health's Tobacco Control Program.
SOURCE Community Partnerships for a Tobacco Free New York