Smoke-Free Outdoor Air Project

 

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The Cape Atlantic Coalition for Health implements the New Jersey’s Office of Tobacco Control Program’s Smoke-free Toolkit in Atlantic and Cape May counties. The Coalition raises awareness about the impact of second-hand smoke and helps spread awareness and provides information about the benefits of passing a smoke-free outdoor recreational ordinance in municipalities in Atlantic and Cape May counties.

Counties and Municipalities with Smoke free Park and Recreation Area Policies: 

Atlantic County:

  • Absecon
  • Atlantic County (county property only)
  • Atlantic City
  • City of Brigantine Beach
  • Egg Harbor City
  • Hamilton Township
  • Hammonton
  • Linwood City
  • Northfield City
  • Pleasantville
  • Somers Point
  • Ventnor City

Cape May County: 

  • Cape May County Zoo
  • Cape May Point
  • Lower Township
  • Middle Township
  • Ocean City
  • Stone Harbor Borough
  • Upper Township

Reference: NJ GASP Municipal and County Smokefree Park and Recreation Area Policies in NJ

A Bit About the Coalition

Cape Atlantic Coalition for Health is a regional chronic disease prevention coalition funded by the New Jersey Department of Health, Office of Cancer Control and Prevention. Our purpose is to reduce the state's cancer burden and improve health outcomes for people with, or at risk for, cancer and other chronic diseases in Atlantic and Cape may counties. For more information on comprehensive cancer control, visit www.njcancer.gov. Shore Medical Center is the lead agency for Atlantic and Cape May counties. The CACH is working on a variety of projects to improve our community's health. You can help by becoming involved by being a member or volunteer. Anyone interested should call 609-653-3923.