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The Fenton Group helps health coalition -- February, 2004
Smokefree Workplace effort gets boost by Press Conference

The Fenton Group's public relations team helped the Campaign for a Healthy Rhode Island kickoff its 2004 communications effort with the announcement of a recent poll conducted by Washington DC-based Mellman Group (whose clients include PEPSICO, Fortune Magazine and Presidential candidate John Kerry).

The press announcement unveiled that by a 3 to 1 margin Rhode Islanders supported a smokefree workplace (72%-25%). The press conference included speakers from the sponsors of the Campaign for a Healthy Rhode Island -- American Cancer Society, American Lung Association, American Heart Association, RI Medical Society, and Ocean State Action.

The press coverage included, WJAR TV-10, WPRI TV-12, the Associated Press, The Newport Daily News, The Woonsocket Call, The Pawtucket Times, WHJJ Radio, WPRO Radio and Metro Network.