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Tobacco Policies Protect Our Communities
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"Today, massive and conclusive scientific evidence documents adverse effects of involuntary smoking on children and adults, including cancer and cardiovascular diseases in adults, and adverse respiratory effects in both children and adults."

~ Richard Carmona, M.D., M.P.H., F.A.C.S., Surgeon General

~ Richard Carmona, M.D., M.P.H., F.A.C.S.,
Surgeon General

Reducing Exposure to Secondhand Smoke

The goal of the On Track for a Tobacco-Free Orange County project is to address social determinants of health and to reduce health disparities that are prevalent in communities with a high Latino population and high percentages of low socioeconomic status and limited-education individuals. America On Track works synergistically with priority populations as we move towards ending the tobacco epidemic altogether.

America On Track actively participated in supporting Disneyland in banning smoking & vaping on their premises! Then America On Track took the lead in successfully initiating smoke-free parks in Santa Ana & Stanton!

America On Track's goal is to continue engaging
in activities that facilitate the adoption and implementation of policies
that reduce residents' exposure to secondhand smoke, such as: Smoke-Free City policies in Santa Ana and Buena Park; Voluntary Smoke-Free Multi-Unit Housing policies throughout Orange County; and policies eliminating the sale and distribution of menthol and other flavored tobacco products in the cities of Costa Mesa and Stanton.

Since 2010, America On Track has been implementing California Tobacco Control Projects to reduce secondhand smoke exposure in Orange County. These efforts focus on legislative and voluntary policy work and have yielded the following results:

Since 2010, America On Track has been implementing California Tobacco Control Projects to reduce secondhand smoke exposure in Orange County. These efforts focus on legislative and voluntary policy work and have yielded the following results:

How It Works

In order to successfully facilitate the adoption and implementation of
smoke-free policies
,
America On Track conducts the following activities:

In order to successfully facilitate the adoption and implementation of smoke-free policies, America On Track conducts the following activities:
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