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The following are national and state websites related to tobacco use control.

Action on Smoking & Health -
A national organization providing information on smoking and passive smoking issues.

Action to Quit -
Advancing tobacco cessation policy

Alliance for the Prevention and Treatment of Nicotine Addiction-
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 -
National group that runs the Great American Smokeout and provides materials through its website, 800-number and through local offices.

American Heart Association -
AHA focuses on heart health issues nationally and through regional offices.

American Legacy Foundation-
Dedicated to building a world where young people reject tobacco and anyone can quit.

American Lung Association -
ALA works on tobacco issues as they relate to young people and asthma.

Americans for Nonsmokers Rights
National group devoted to fighting for tougher indoor smoking regulations.

Campaign for Tobacco Free
Activist group that lobbies for stronger laws and provides information and materials.

Centers for Disease Control &
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 -

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)  Federal agency with focus on secondhand smoke issue.

Food and Drug Administration -
Federal agency working to gain regulatory control over nicotine and tobacco products.

National African American Tobacco Prevention

The National Latino Tobacco Control Network –

National LGBT Tobacco Control

National Volunteer Fire Council -
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 -

Partnership For Prevention (PFP) -
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-

The Tobacco Technical Assistance Consortium-
TTAC builds capacity to achieve effective tobacco prevention and control programs and policies.

Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth-
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 -
Millions of pages of tobacco company documents going back 60 years.


Last Updated: 07-23-2014

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