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New York State Senate Passes Tobacco 21–Clears Way for Governor to Sign

Great news from the NYS Capitol! Senate’s passage of Tobacco 21 means a better future for New York’s youth! The American Heart Association applauds the New York state Senate for its passage of Tobacco 21 (S2833/ A558-A) by a vote of 52 to 8 today. Tobacco 21 raises the legal sales age for tobacco products

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New York State Budget Can Target Issues to Help Improve Health

  As the April 1 deadline looms for this year’s state budget, the American Heart Association calls on the state Legislature to keep the health of New Yorkers in the forefront. Two-thirds of New Yorkers are overweight or obese, costing the state $11.8 billion in medical costs. Two initiatives that the American Heart Association has