City Partners to Announce Smoking Cessation Campaign Proposal
For Immediate Release
December 12, 2022
Jose Rodriguez, Columbus City Council, 614-645-1257 (office); 614-483-2499 (cell)
Council President Shannon Hardin
Councilmember Shayla Favor
Dr. Mysheika Roberts, Health Commissioner
Alisha Hopkins, Lung Health Center Director, The Breathing Association
Kenny Hampton, Vice President, The African American Male Wellness Agency
Hafsa Musa, Northland High School Student
Today, December 12
90 W. Broad St.
Columbus, OH 43215
Council President Shannon Hardin and Councilmember Shayla Favor will join health and community leaders to announce a proposal to invest a $1 million tobacco cessation campaign. The public and private funding partnership would work to help those addicted to nicotine. The 2023 Comprehensive Tobacco Cessation Education and Awareness Campaign would provide access to resources and programs through community events, youth education, and training for medical professionals.