New York gets some failing grades when it comes to tobacco prevention and access to smoking cessation services and cessation funding.
But it gets high marks for smoke-free air and tobacco taxes, according to the American Lung Association's 14th 'State of Tobacco Control' report, which is just out.
Michael Seilback is vice president for public policy and communications for the American Lung Association of the Northeast.
He says smoking remains the number one cause of preventable death in New York State.
And they want state lawmakers to do three things: