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Dec 16 2014
Grants to 62 groups statewide will promote healthy, tobacco-free lifestyles RICHMOND- The Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth (VFHY) has awarded $9.2 million in grants to 62 organizations across Virginia for three-year grants for youth tobacco-use prevention programs. The grants will fund... Read more
Apr 2 2014
Other speakers include Director of FDA’s Center for Tobacco Products ARLINGTON- Acting U.S. Surgeon General Boris Lushniak, M.D., M.P.H. will deliver the keynote address at the 2014 national Reduce Tobacco Use conference, to be held April 10-11 at the Sheraton Pentagon City in Arlington. Lushniak... Read more
Feb 6 2013
RICHMOND- A new survey of more than 6,400 Virginia residents statewide finds that 94 percent of teens are exposed to tobacco advertising in gas stations and convenience stores. According to the survey conducted by the Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth’s volunteer high school action group, Y... Read more