NL Alliance for the Control of Tobacco

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29 Rowan Street
St. John’s, NL
A1B 2X2

Tel: (709) 753-0079
Fax: (709) 753-0109

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ACT is a partnership of both government and non-government organizations, dedicated to reducing the negative health, economic, and environmental effects of tobacco use in NL.

Target Population:

All segments of population with particular attention to youth

Highlight of Programs / Services Offered:

  • Together with its partners, ACT is responsible for developing, implementing and monitoring the Provincial Tobacco Reduction Strategy which sets out a coordinated plan for tobacco control activities in the Province.
  • Provides information and resources.
  • Mass media campaigns including T.V., radio and print commercials which educate youth on the tobacco industry.
  • Mass media campaigns which educate the entire population on the dangers of 2nd hand smoke exposure in the home and in the work place.
  • Delivery of anti-tobacco presentations to schools and community groups
  • The ACT Grant Program is a year-round program designed to assist community partners around the province as they implement projects to show that every action counts when it comes to tobacco control in NL.