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Tobacco Control Websites
Action on Smoking & Health (ASH)
ASH has been supporting the global war on tobacco by working with and supporting the Framework Convention Alliance, a coalition made up of more than 500 organizations in over 100 countries. All of the organizations work together to enforce and effectuate the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) — the world’s first international public health treaty.
American Cancer Society
The America Cancer Society Cancer Action Network is an organization that empowers volunteers to influence change and impact the future of cancer. From gaining dramatic increases in funding for cancer research to ensuring all Americans have access to cancer care, their work is saving lives that lead to new innovative breakthroughs in how to fight this disease.
American Lung Association (ALA)
The American Lung Association is the leading organization working to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease through education, advocacy and research.
American Heart Association (AHA)
AHA has grown into the nation’s oldest and largest voluntary organization dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke. A shared focus on cardiovascular health unites our more than 33 million volunteers and supporters as well as more than 3,400 employees.
American Nonsmoker's Rights Foundation (ANRF)
The American Nonsmokers’ Rights (ANR) Foundation is a 501(c)3, educational nonprofit organization, which creates comprehensive programs to prevent the harmful effects of secondhand smoke and smoking among youth and adults. Their goals include educating the public about the health effects of secondhand smoke and the benefits of smokefree environments.
California Department of Public Heatlh (CDPH)
The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) works to protect the public's health in the Golden State and helps shape positive health outcomes for individuals, families and communities.
Center for Disease Control (CDC) - Office on Smoking and Health (OSH)
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is at the forefront of the nation’s efforts to reduce deaths and prevent chronic diseases that result from tobacco use. The agency and its partners promote tobacco control interventions, including actions to prevent youth from starting to use tobacco, smoke-free environments, programs to help tobacco users quit, and steps to eliminate tobacco-related health disparities in different population groups.
County of Los Angeles Public Health Tobacco Control and Prevention Program
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health's Tobacco Control and Prevention Program (TCPP) is the largest local lead agency in California in terms of size and funding. TCPP implements a countywide program to reduce youth access to tobacco product, reduce exposure to secondhand smoke and increase access to smoking cessation services.
California Youth Advocacy Network
The California Youth Advocacy Network (CYAN) changes the tobacco use culture in California’s high schools, colleges and universities, military installations, and other youth and young adult communities by providing knowledge, skills, and tools to create local change for healthier communities. CYAN provides training and technical assistance to individuals, organizations, and coalitions advocating for tobacco-free communities.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
FDA's Center for Tobacco Products (CTP) regulates the manufacturing, marketing, and distribution of tobacco products. CTP's mission is to make tobacco-related death and disease part of America's past, not America's future, and, by doing so, ensure a healthier life for every family.
Tobacco Education Clearinghouse of California (TECC)
The Tobacco Education Clearinghouse of California (TECC) is a statewide technical assistance provider that supports the development and distribution of effective educational materials for California of Department of Public Health, California Tobacco Control Program (CDPH/CTCP)-funded projects at no cost. Our website (TECC.org) hosts downloadable materials in a wide range of topics, formats, and languages for diverse audiences. Many materials can be customized with local contact information, California Smokers’ Helpline information, or special event information. TECC also provides assistance with the development of new educational materials including content editing, layout, graphics, design, readability, accessibility (i.e. ensuring access for people with disabilities or special needs), customization for the intended audience, and translation. We also have toolkits, tutorials, and other resources available for all your material development needs.
Thirdhand Smoke Resource Center
Funded by the Tobacco Related Disease Research Program, the mission of the Thirdhand Smoke Resource Center is to share information, resources, and technical support with California’s residents, communities, businesses, health care professionals, and policymakers about the toxic legacy of tobacco smoke residue and to achieve indoor environments that are 100% free of tobacco smoke toxicants.
Tobacco Free CA
The Califronia Tobacco Control Program's (CTCP) mission is to improve the health of all Californians by reducing illness and premature death from the use of tobacco products.
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Truth Initiative® is America’s largest nonprofit public health organization committed to making tobacco use a thing of the past. We investigate, expose and amplify the truth about tobacco through groundbreaking research and policy studies, our award-winning truth® campaign, community activism and engagement, and innovation to end tobacco use.
Youth website: https://www.thetruth.com/
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