Deliver tobacco cessation advice and motivational messages via text or video message
Policies & Programs
Policies and programs that can improve health
filtered by "Government ", "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.
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
Coordinate state and community-level cessation and prevention interventions and provide information on the dangers of tobacco using a combination of educational, regulatory, clinical, social, and economic strategies
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
Limit promotion, placement, flavoring, or pricing of tobacco products via regulation
Deliver phone-based behavioral counseling for tobacco users who want to quit with follow-up calls scheduled proactively following initial contact