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Upcoming Partnership Meeting and Elections

Upcoming Partnership Meeting Come join us for the next Tobacco Free Alachua community partnership meeting on June 23. Two key items on the agenda include: Discussion of best practices for tobacco free campus policies at UF, Santa Fe, and in other places young adults spend their time Conversation with the partnership Chair and Vice Chair […]

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Make 2015 the Year You Quit Tobacco

  Alachua County, Fla.  – A new year is a new opportunity to set healthy goals and stick to them. For many, it is a chance to quit tobacco. Fortunately, Alachua County residents don’t have to do it alone. Tobacco Free Alachua and the Tobacco Free Florida program have free, proven-effective resources that can double […]

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Tobacco Free Alachua Awards the Arc of Alachua County For Their New Tobacco Free Campus Policy

  On Tuesday, October 14, Tobacco Free Alachua commended The Arc of Alachua County with an award for their new tobacco free campus policy which went into effect October 1. Tobacco Free Alachua Chair Elizabeth Wood presented the plaque to Arc of Alachua County Executive Director Steve Drago at a ceremony at the Arc’s main […]

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Will 2013 Be the Year You Quit Tobacco for Good?

Tobacco Free Alachua is encouraging tobacco users to create a comprehensive quit plan with the help of the Florida Department of Health’s Bureau of Tobacco Free Florida’s resources: The Florida Quitline, Web Coach or Area Health Education Centers’ in-person services…

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Community Spotlight: LifeSouth Blood Centers

This summer, Tobacco Free Alachua was pleased to recognize LifeSouth Community Blood Centers for its outstanding tobacco-free campus policy. LifeSouth represents an institute…

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Alachua County Board of County Commissioners passes resolution discouraging sale of candy-flavored tobacco products

This Wednesday, the Alachua County Board of County Commissioners passed a unanimous resolution opposing the sale of candy-flavored tobacco products. The commission joins other local government…

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