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Smokers can and do quit smoking. In fact, today there are more former smokers than current smokers.

 

Click for helpful information on the best ways to quit and stay quit.

We are working actively throughout Los Angeles County to assist public community colleges to create and implement smoke-free campus policies.

 

Find out how you can help.

Use of flavored electronic or E-cigarettes has been declared by the U.S. Surgeon General to be a “youth epidemic.” 

 

Click to get the latest information on this growing national health problem and how you can help fight this epidemic.

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Most health clinics do not have formal and enforceable policies that safeguard the health of their staff and patients. We are helping clinics in Los Angeles County with high-density Latinx neighborhoods to join the growing movement to become 100 percent smoke and tobacco free.

See who is already smoke-free and how you can help “clear the air” for everyone!

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Even if no one in your household smokes, you can be affected by second-hand smoke if you live in an apartment or condo with shared walls. We are helping responsible owners and renters in  advocating for smoke-free buildings and grounds.

 

You can help make sure everyone is protected, especially children and the elderly.

The best way to stop tobacco use is to never start. Yet, many companies are relentlessly marketing tobacco and now, flavored tobacco, to young people and other vulnerable populations.

 

Armed with the facts, you can join us in stemming the alarming growth of vaping and e-cigarette use by people you care about.

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