Today, Reality Check groups across the state received the following letter of support from Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman after we awarded the Office of the Attorney General with a Fame Award for their dedication to protecting youth from tobacco imagery on screen. The Attorneys General have played a crucial role in pressuring Hollywood to get smoking out of kids movies.
Our relationship with our Attorney General is invaluable and we are so happy we have been able to create such lasting change together throughout the years. In our work with the Attorney General, we have been able to get tobacco ads out of magazines in elementary, secondary and high schools, keep teens from ordering tobacco products via USPS, reduce tobacco imagery on screen and now even possibly influence YouTube to adopt a policy about tobacco use.
Who says youth can’t create large scale change?