The following are national and state websites related to tobacco use control.
Action on Smoking & Health - www.ash.org
A national organization providing information on smoking and passive smoking issues.
Action to Quit - www.actiontoquit.org
Advancing tobacco cessation policy
Alliance for the Prevention and Treatment of Nicotine Addiction- www.aptna.org/index.html
APTNA provides training, consultation and resources to healthcare providers in Virginia in order to assist them in implementing research-based clinical practice guidelines designed to reduce tobacco use among their patients.
American Cancer Society - www.cancer.org
National group that runs the Great American Smokeout and provides materials through its website, 800-number and through local offices.
American Heart Association - www.americanheart.org
AHA focuses on heart health issues nationally and through regional offices.
American Legacy Foundation- www.legacyforhealth.org
Dedicated to building a world where young people reject tobacco and anyone can quit.
American Lung Association - www.lungusa.org/stop-smoking
ALA works on tobacco issues as they relate to young people and asthma.
Americans for Nonsmokers Rights www.no-smoke.org/
National group devoted to fighting for tougher indoor smoking regulations.
Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids – www.tobaccofreekids.org/
Activist group that lobbies for stronger laws and provides information and materials.
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention – www.cdc.gov/tobacco
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), through its Office on Smoking and Health (OSH), is the lead federal agency for comprehensive tobacco prevention and control. OSH is a division within the National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, which is located within CDC’s Coordinating Center for Health Promotion.
Do you Damage - http://doingyoudamage.com/
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) www.epa.gov/smokefree/index.html Federal agency with focus on secondhand smoke issue.
Food and Drug Administration - www.fda.gov/tobaccoproducts
Federal agency working to gain regulatory control over nicotine and tobacco products.
National African American Tobacco Prevention Network-www.naatpn.org
The National Latino Tobacco Control Network – www.latinotobaccocontrol.org
National LGBT Tobacco Control Network – www.LGBTtobacco.org
National Volunteer Fire Council - www.healthy-firefighter.org/putitout
Firefighters and emergency personnel are known for running into extremely difficult situations when everyone else is running out. You can face the difficult process of quitting smoking. The Put It Out campaign provides the tools to help you get the job done and enjoy all of the benefits of a smoke-free lifestyle.
Office of the Surgeon General - http://www.surgeongeneral.gov/library/tobaccosmoke/report/index.html
Partnership For Prevention (PFP) - www.prevent.org
was founded in 1991 by visionaries who saw the need for an organization dedicated to advancing "prevention as a whole" as a priority in health policy. Their mission is to create a "prevention culture" in America, where the prevention of disease and the promotion of health, based on the best scientific evidence, is the first priority for policy makers, decision-makers and practitioners who can make a difference in this area.
Smoke Free Homes- www.kidslivesmokefree.org
The Tobacco Technical Assistance Consortium- www.ttac.org/home.html
TTAC builds capacity to achieve effective tobacco prevention and control programs and policies.
Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth- www.vtsf.org/
The mission of the Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth is to lead a statewide effort to reduce and prevent the use of tobacco products by youth in Virginia.
Univ Calif SF - Tobacco Control Archives - www.library.ucsf.edu/tobacco
Millions of pages of tobacco company documents going back 60 years.