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Sacramento Taking Action Against Nicotine Dependence aka STAND, got its start in 2000 as a result of “students taking action against nicotine dependence on college campuses." The students conducted grass roots advocacy campaigns on colleges, in bars, in night clubs, and in the community to counter the tobacco industry’s influence and targeting of young adults in these venues.

STAND’s current focus is tobacco control policy, advocacy and systems change, as well as tobacco cessation.

STAND receives funding from the California Tobacco Control Program, the Tobacco Related Disease Research Program, Sierra Health Foundation and CVS Caremark.

STAND Programs

STAND Program Staff