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" and "Reduce initiation and/or increase cessation"
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 media-based efforts to educate current and potential tobacco users and change the attitudes and beliefs that contribute to 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 a school setting
Use educational, clinical, regulatory, economic and social strategies to prevent tobacco uptake, promote quitting, and reduce secondhand smoke exposure statewide
Encourage participants to quit using tobacco on a set date or during a specific time period and give successful participants a chance to win financial rewards or other prizes; often called Quit & win contests
Reduce patients’ out-of-pocket costs for cessation therapies such as nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) and cessation counseling participation