Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances
 

Referrals

There are a number of national and state organizations that can help you protect or restore local control in your state. Please contact them for additional materials, information, and/or assistance.

  • Americans for Nonsmokers' Rights

    Americans for Nonsmokers' Rights is the leading national lobbying organization dedicated to nonsmokers' rights, taking on the tobacco industry at all levels of government to protect nonsmokers from secondhand smoke and youth from tobacco addiction. ANR pursues an action-oriented program of policy and legislation.

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    Phone: (510) 841-3032

  • American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network

    The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network is dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by saving lives, diminishing suffering and preventing cancer through research, education, advocacy and service.

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    Phone: (202) 661-5700
    Fax: (202) 661-5750

  • American Heart Association

    The American Heart Association is a national voluntary health agency whose mission is to reduce disability and death from cardiovascular diseases and stroke.

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    Phone: (202) 785-7935

  • American Lung Association

    The American Lung Association® is the oldest voluntary health organization in the United States, with a National Office and constituent and affiliate associations around the country. Founded in 1904 to fight tuberculosis, the American Lung Association® today fights lung disease in all its forms, with special emphasis on asthma, tobacco control and environmental health.

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    Phone: (202) 785-3355

  • Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO)

    The Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) is the national nonprofit organization representing the state and territorial public health agencies of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and the District of Columbia. ASTHO's members, the chief health officials of these jurisdictions, are dedicated to formulating and influencing sound public health policy, and to assuring excellence in state-based public health practice.

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  • Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids

    The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids is fighting to free America's youth from tobacco and to create a healthier environment. The Campaign is one of the nation's largest non-governmental initiatives ever launched to protect children from tobacco addiction and exposure to secondhand smoke.

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    Phone: (202) 296-5469

  • National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO)

    The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) is the national nonprofit organization representing local public health agencies (including city, county, metro, district, and Tribal agencies).

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  • National Association of Local Boards of Health (NALBOH)

    The National Association of Local Boards of Health (NALBOH) represents the interests of local boards of health and assists them in assuring the health of their communities.

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  • Tobacco Technical Assistance Consortium (TTAC)

    The Tobacco Technical Assistance Consortium (TTAC) builds capacity to achieve effective tobacco prevention and control programs and policies.

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    Phone: (404) 712-8474