The Foundation's SmokeLess States: National Tobacco Policy Initiative is a program that supports development and implementation of comprehensive statewide strategies to reduce tobacco use through education, treatment, and policy initiatives.On behalf of the Smoke Free New Hampshire Alliance this grant will help provide support for the American Lung Association of New Hampshire to restructure the Alliance governing body, membership activities, and committee components, as well as build capacity at the local level in order to: (1) increase the tobacco tax by $.50; (2) pass a statewide restaurant smoking ban; (3) pass local clean indoor air ordinances; and (4) increase funding from tobacco settlement dollars to form a comprehensive tobacco control program.
Amount Awarded $1,160,000.00
Awarded on: 5/18/2001
Time frame: 6/1/2001 - 5/31/2004
Grant Number: 41926