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If you missed the partnership meeting: Here’s a Recap!

Tobacco Free Alachua just held its March Partnership Meeting at the FDOH – Alachua John Henry Thomas Health Center. We were joined by special guests Kim Barnhill, Deputy Secretary for County Health Systems, Eric Handler, Health Officer for Orange County, and Emma Humphries Civic Engagement Coordinator at the Bob Graham Center at the meeting. Tobacco […]

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Happy Holidays Gainesville

This holiday season prepare to breathe in fresh air. The city of Gainesville recently passed an ordinance in which e-cigarettes can no longer be used in indoor workplaces. On November 20, 2014, the Gainesville City Commission unanimously approved an ordinance prohibiting the use of e-cigarettes in place where smoking is already prohibited by the Florida […]

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Kangaroo Express tempts patrons

While CVS Health has taken the initiative to place the health of the community they enter ahead of profits, not all businesses feel the same. In a recent article, The Independent Florida Alligator examined Kangaroo Express’s new promotion, offering a free 16-ounce coffee to any customer who presents a CVS ExtraCare Health card with a […]

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Tobacco Free Alachua 2014-2015 Chair & Vice Chair

Tobacco Free Alachua would like to welcome our new partnership Chair and Vice Chair, Elizabeth Wood and Victoria Hunter. As community leaders, Elizabeth and Victoria have joined Tobacco Free Alachua in its development and promotion of policies that reduce the use and effects of tobacco within Alachua County. Meet our Partnership Chair: Elizabeth Wood. Elizabeth’s […]

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Congratulations CVS

Tobacco Free Alachua would like to congratulate CVS Health for accomplishing their goal in ending tobacco sales one month early. As the largest pharmacy health care provider in the U.S., CVS aids businesses and communities to manage their health in affordable ways. Due to the company’s commitment to health, CVS also announced today it changed […]

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Spring 2014 Graduating Interns & Partnership Leaders

Tobacco Free Alachua is proud to work with some of the best students the University of Florida has to offer. These students have been integral members of Tobacco Free Alachua through their work as partnerships chairs and interns. Therefore, Tobacco Free Alachua would like to congratulate our graduating interns and partnership chairs for the year […]

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