My Response to an Invitation to Consult for the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World

Below is my response to an invitation to consult for the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World, funded by Philip Morris International:

Unfortunately, I will not be able to consult or play any advisory role on this project. Since Philip Morris International (PMI) continues to aggressively market cigarettes internationally and to aggressively fight public health efforts to reduce tobacco use, this is just not a project that I can participate in as a public health practitioner. PMI cannot be sincere in its intention to establish a smoke-free world when it continues to aggressively lobby against public health efforts to reduce tobacco use.

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Lindenhurst, NY – Local Alert – Take action to stop a vape shop ban!

The Lindenhurst Village Board is considering a zoning ordinance that would ban vapor shops and hookah lounges. A public hearing will be held on

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

2:30 PM

Village Hall

430 S. Wellwood Ave.

Lindenhurst NY 11757

Please make plans to attend this hearing. Even if you do not plan to speak, your presence is important as it demonstrates the large numbers of people affected by this issue.

In advance of the hearing, please take a moment to send a message to Village Board members urging them to reject this proposal.

Take Action – Send a Message

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