Champaign-Urbana Public Health District

Champaign County Tobacco Prevention Coalition and C-U Smokefree Alliance to Celebrate Smokefree Il

Wednesday - Aug 01, 2007

Comprehensive Smokefree law to provide healthier environment for all Illinois Citizens

Champaign, IL - On Thursday, August 2, 2007 at 11:30am at Billy Barooz in Champaign, the Champaign County Tobacco Prevention Coalition (CCTPC) will celebrate a long awaited win for health advocates with the Champaign-Urbana Smok-free Alliance. The Champaign-Urbana Smokefree Alliance was created as a result of initiatives taken on by CCTPC's policy subcommittee. Beginning January 1, 2008, Illinois will join the ranks of 21 other states in the nation that have laws that protect workers from second hand smoke.

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