Smokefree Idaho’s summer is off to a fantastic start! Our first two events, Pocatello’s Environmental Fair and Idaho Falls’ Earth Day, got us great face-to-face time with folks. We educated people about the dangers of secondhand smoke and what they can do about it. Many people signed our petition and to be volunteers. Stinky’s Cornhole […]
On Monday, April 15, the Ketchum City Council voted unanimously to pass a comprehensive smokefree ordinance. This means bars, small businesses, all hotels/motels, e-cigarettes, hookah bars, all tobacco shops (with the exception of a very narrowly defined retail tobacconist), bus stops and various outdoor areas will be deemed smokefree. It will go into effect Wednesday, […]
Smokefree Idaho is looking to hire a grassroots advocacy coordinator in Pocatello, Idaho. Applications are currently being accepted. A detailed job description is below. Apply today on Indeed.com! ———– The American Heart Association is accepting resumes/proposals from individuals interested in partnering with us to promote smokefree work environments as part of the Smokefree Idaho coalition […]
Smokefree Idaho is looking for a fun and creative way to spread the word about the dangers of secondhand smoke, to applaud the organizations that have gone smokefree, and to inform others about the resources available through Smokefree Idaho. What better way to accomplish each of these than to host a design competition where artistic […]
What a great night for Stinky! While attending Idaho Falls’ Dancing with the Stars (kickoff event for Relay for Life), he met local celebrate Miss Teen Idaho Ashtyn Mooso. Miss Mooso graciously posed with her biggest fan before attending the event. Stinky may have a new crush!
Four members of the Smokefree Idaho team traveled to Ketchum this week for a Ketchum City Council work meeting where converting to a smokefree city was considered. The team was met by a vocal group of smokefree advocates. After a quick introduction by the city council, Smokefree Idaho educated the council on the dangers of […]
Thanks to the support of the followers in the Wood River Valley, the Ketchum city council is conducting work session to hear information about Ketchum going smokefree. While Ketchum is nearly 100% smokefree already, there is no ordinance currently in place to keep it that way. At any point, a new bar could open their […]
Smokefree Idaho is thrilled to announce The Pocket—a popular bar in Pocatello—will be converting to a smokefree bar at the start of the New Year. Over their years in business, managing member Angelina Guzman has had employees get sick on the job, have to go home early, dread coming to work and even quit because […]