• “Other workers are protected from secondhand smoke – why should I be any different?” - Heather Hammond, Boise
  • "I don't want anyone else to have to go through what I have because they have to breathe secondhand smoke on the job." -John Miller, Garden City
  • "I work in a non-smoking environment and I support providing ALL workers the right to breathe the same clean air that I do." -TJ Ryan, Idaho Falls
  • "As a cancer survivor, I want to make sure we do all we can do to protect workers from working in potentially cancer causing hazardous environments." - Frank Luzzo, Moscow
No one should have to choose
between a job and good health.

From the Blog

Pocatello Anti – Smoking Effort Moves Forward

Idaho State Journal April 4, 2015  POCATELLO — As the television series “Mad Men,” which focused on the advertising industry’s effective effort to promote CIGARETTE SMOKING in America and the people who made it happen comes to an end, Smokefree Idaho is working to do the same thing in the Gate City.     The organization wants to [...]

Meridian Voter Poll Shows Strong Support for Smokefree Ordinance

Meridian, ID –  Eighty three percent of those polled in Meridian agree that “All workers in Meridian should be protected from exposure to secondhand smoke in the workplace,”  according to a poll conducted of Meridian voters last month by Moore Information.   This survey also explored perceptions of the Boise smokefree ordinance among Meridian voters.   [...]

Pocatello Looking for a Grassroots Coordinator

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network is accepting resumes from individuals interested in partnering with us to promote smokefree work environments as part of the Smokefree Idaho coalition campaign. This independent contractor position is responsible for grassroots capacity building in Pocatello and surrounding communities. The project goals are aligned with the coalition’s mission of [...]

From the Newsroom

In McCall – Survey Favors Widening Smoking Ban

McCall -Survey Favors Widening Smoking Ban Originally published in The Star News April 3, 2014  by Tom Grote  ”A strong endorsement was given to broadening existing bans on smoking in McCall…”

Ketchum says butt out of my airspace

Originally published in the Idaho Mountain Express on Jan. 25. Ketchum says butt out of my air space Council orders drafting of smoke-free ordinance By BRENNAN REGO, Express Staff Writer Ketchum residents might soon get even more fresh air than they do now as the city’s officials have approved the drafting of a smoke-free ordinance that [...]

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