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Our Commitment to Equity

As part of the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) State Tobacco Education and Prevention Partnership (STEPP), Tobacco Free Colorado is committed to achieving equity in the reduction of tobacco use and exposure in Colorado.

Centuries of racist policies and practices hurt people of color, who are more likely to die from tobacco-related disease than white people. These health injustices and the tobacco industry’s targeted marketing to communities of color must stop.

See our full equity statement