A Smoke Free Paso del Norte
A Smoke Free Paso Del Norte is an initiative of the Paso del Norte Health Foundation, whose goal is to eliminate smoking in the Paso del Norte region.
Organizations from around the region have been awarded grants to accomplish this goal.
The University of Texas at El Paso serves as the Backbone Organization (BBO) to the initiative.
The primary focus areas of the grant are the following:
1. Ensure quality control of grantees in the A Smoke Free Paso Del Norte initiative by providing technical assistance;
2. Smoke Free media research, development, and implementation for youth prevention and adult smoking cessation;
3. Clean indoor air ordinance/policy protection and promotion;
4. Paso del Norte Tobacco Control Network oversight.