Deliver tobacco cessation advice and motivational messages via text or video message
Policies & Programs
Policies and programs that can improve health
filtered by "Tobacco Use"
Regulate use of e-cigarettes, especially among youth, via age restrictions, marketing restrictions, expanded smoke-free policies, etc.
Implement systems that help health professionals support patient tobacco cessation, often with referrals, self-help pamphlets, and pharmacotherapy
Use websites, computer programs, and other electronic means to provide information, strategies, or behavioral support to tobacco users who want to quit, sometimes with counseling or pharmacotherapy
Use broad media-based efforts to educate large groups of current and potential tobacco users about the dangers of tobacco use
Increase the minimum legal tobacco age to purchase or publicly consume tobacco to 21; also called Tobacco 21
Teach students personal and social skills to avoid tobacco use; led by teachers, health educators, or students in elementary schools, middle schools, or high schools
Use counseling, informational materials, etc. to inform smokers and non-smokers of the harms of secondhand smoke and encourage them to implement home smoking bans
Implement private sector rules or public sector regulations that prohibit smoking indoors or restrict it to designated, often outdoor, areas
Implement private sector rules or public sector regulations that prohibit smoking in and around multi-unit housing