• “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

Seeking Two Grassroots Coordinators

Grassroots Coordinator American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network – Boise, ID 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. One independent contractor position is responsible for grassroots capacity building in Pocatello and surrounding communities and [...]

Smokefree Idaho Opposes Proposed Compromise Ordinance

Garden City, ID –  Smokefree Idaho has pulled its support from the ordinance currently being considered by Garden City’s City Council.   “This is a difficult decision for us; however with the amendments that were adopted last night, the ordinance no longer protecting all workers from the dangers of secondhand smoke,” explained Stacey Satterlee, Director of [...]

Garden City to Consider Smoking ban

Idaho Statesman May 14, 2014  by Katy Moeller When Treasure Valley cities began banning smoking in bars a couple of years ago, Garden City stood firm on free-market principle: Let customers vote with their feet. “If people want to smoke, that’s their decision to make, not ours,” Garden City Mayor John Evans told the Statesman [...]

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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