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Accomplishments

Accomplishments

Some accomplishments of the TFQC since its inception:

  • Assisted businesses in tobacco-free and nicotine-free policy development
  • Hosted trainings for health care providers on tobacco cessation
  • Educated the community about the health impacts of tobacco use
  • Partnered with the Iowa and Illinois Departments of Public Health to monitor the status of tobacco in our community
  • Assisted in the implementation of increased cigarette taxes in Iowa and Illinois
  • Provided local support for the passage of the Smoke-free Illinois Act and the IowaSmoke-free Air Act
  • Served as a community resource for agencies and organizations
  • Assisted with the implementation of the smoke-free housing rule from the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development to area housing authorities.
  • Partnered with local parks and recreation departments on the use of signage and education to the public about the effects of smoking.

News & Notices

Come join the fun! The Tobacco Free Quad City Coalition (TFQC) is sponsoring three River Bandits Book Buddies games. The dates are May 8th, 9th and 22nd and the games start at 11:00 a.m. The TFQC Coalition members will be present handing out information and freebies!
Posted: May 7, 2018