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The New York Tobacco Control Program and its partners work to protect children from tobacco use and to help adult smokers quit.


albany-new-york-capitolDid you know...

   -The tobacco industry spends $429 million each year to market its deadly products in NYS.

   -Tobacco use costs NYS more than $8 billion a year in smoking-related healthcare costs.

  -Tobacco use costs the NYS economy an additional $6 billion in annual productivity losses.
New Yorkers cannot afford to sit by and let this happen.


You can help!

Do you have a personal story about tobacco use/tobacco marketing you're willing to share or know someone who does?  If so, please contact us at (518) 459-2550 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . We are always seeking stories that may help motivate someone else to quit or demonstrates the success of our stop smoking programs. 

Our Cessation Center is 100% grant-funded. We would love to have you share your positive experiences with a story to your local lawmaker or short letter to your local newspaper editor.


Capital Region Legislator Contacts/Links

New York State Senators

New York State Assembly Members


Not sure who your representative is?
Find out at State Assembly Member Search or State Senator Search.


Remember, reducing tobacco use is an effective investment in New York’s future….share your story to help us make this happen!