WHEREAS, the City and County of San Francisco has been allocated $2,377,000 by the State Department of Health Services for FY 1998-2001 for tobacco control based on Proposition 99's Tobacco Tax Surtax Funding; and,
WHEREAS, tobacco is the leading cause of preventable death; and,
WHEREAS, the State Department of Health has issued guidelines and set three priority areas to address tobacco's impact on the public health; and,
WHEREAS, a 1998-2001 Comprehensive Tobacco Control Plan and Budget has been prepared by the Department of Public Health in accordance with State guidelines; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, that the Health Commission supports the Department's fiscal year 1998-2001 Comprehensive Tobacco Control Plan and Budget.
I hereby certify that the foregoing resolution was adopted by the Health Commission at its meeting of Tuesday, April 7, 1998.
Sandy Ouye Mori, Executive Secretary to the Health Commission