Tobacco Control Links
For more information phone 619-692-5514 or send us an email.
The following list will take you to a variety of anti-tobacco and
smoking information resources and organizations:
Action on Smoking and Health -
A.S.H. provides nonsmokers with legal forms and valuable information
to help them protect their rights, and to learn more about the health
problems and costs of smoking to nonsmokers.
Advocacy Institute - mission is
to help communities around the world address environmental, economic,
and social challenges to build a better future shaped and shared by
American Cancer Society - provides
information about cancer, cancer treatment, support groups and
services, and special health needs of patients and survivors;
resources for researchers and other professionals; and Cancer
prevention, risks, early detection, symptoms, and statistics by year
American Lung Association - is
the leading organization working to save lives by improving lung
health and preventing lung disease through Education, Advocacy and
American Non-Smokers's Rights
Foundation (ANR Foundation) - an educational nonprofit
organization which creates comprehensive programs for youth of all
ages on issues of smoking prevention, the benefits of smoke free air,
and the right to breathe smoke free air. It provides educational
resources for schools, health departments, medical organizations, and
others interested in the issues surrounding smoking and secondhand
smoke and has the only national repository of local tobacco-related
ordinances and regulations in the United States. ANR Foundation's U.S. Tobacco
Control Laws Database serves as a key resource for researchers
and media outlets which use their data to document trends and research
the effectiveness of tobacco-related legislation. The Foundation's
goals are to raise a smoke free generation that rejects tobacco use
and tobacco industry manipulation and interference tactics, and to
educate the community about the health effects of secondhand smoke and
the benefits of smoke free environments. We provide educational
materials and training seminars for youth and adults to aid in the
quest for a smoke free environment.
Department of Public Health - mission is to improve the health
of all Californians by reducing illness and premature death
attributable to the use of tobacco products. Through leadership,
experience and research, CTCP empowers statewide and local health
agencies to promote health and quality of life by advocating social
norms that create a tobacco-free environment.
Smokers' Helpline - is a free statewide quit smoking service
operated by the University of California, San Diego. The Helpline
offers self-help materials, referral to local programs, and
one-on-one, telephone counseling to quit smoking. Services are
available in six languages (English, Spanish, Cantonese, Mandarin,
Korean, and Vietnamese) and specialized services are also available
for teens, pregnant women, and tobacco chewers.
Campaign for Tobacco Free
Kids - is a leader in the fight to reduce tobacco use and its
devastating consequences in the United States and around the world. By
changing public attitudes and public policies on tobacco, we strive to
prevent kids from smoking, help smokers quit and protect everyone from
Centers for Disease Control
- through its Office on Smoking and Health (OSH), is the lead federal
agency for comprehensive tobacco prevention and control. Originally
established in 1965 as the National Clearinghouse for Smoking and
Health, OSH is dedicated to reducing the death and disease caused by
tobacco use and exposure to secondhand smoke.
Drug Administration - the Center for Tobacco Products (CTP)
oversees the implementation of the Family Smoking Prevention and
Tobacco Control Act. Some of the Agency’s responsibilities under the
law include setting performance standards, reviewing pre-market
applications for new and modified risk tobacco products, requiring new
warning labels, and establishing and enforcing advertising and
Action Network - sign up to receive action items and alerts to
keep you informed and involved in the American Lung Association's
ongoing effort to communicate with decision makers on these and other
emerging lung health concerns.
QuitNet - get
support from smokers that are quitting and ex-smokers alike. From
simple smoking cessation tips, to shared experience of Nicotine
Replacement Therapy (NRT) and other quitting medication - the QuitNet
community is designed to help members help each other quit smoking...
House Registry - created in 2001 in response to the many
requests received from the public for information about rental units
which are free of drifting tobacco smoke and want to protect
themselves from the health hazards of secondhand smoke. The Registry
offers a free vacancy listing service to apartment owners who have
chosen to establish a total or partial non-smoking policy in their
buildings. In buildings of 16 units or more, at least 50% of the
adjacent units must be maintained as non-smoking to be included in the
Smoke-free San Diego
- is an interactive web site that charts the course of San Diego’s
smoke-free movement. The American Lung Association of California and
the San Diego Tobacco-Free Communities Coalition presents this web
site as a community resource that will promote an understanding of
smoke-free public policies, and the community leaders and advocates
whose vision and commitment have made them a reality.
- is a non-profit environmental organization dedicated to the
protection and enjoyment of the world's oceans, waves and beaches for
all people, through conservation, activism, research and
Tobacco Free California -
an informational and interactive web site, created for Californians
who want information on tobacco cessation and prevention, as well as
the support and tools to break the tobacco addiction.
United States Department of Health and
Human Services - the Department of Health and Human Services
(HHS) is the United States government's principal agency for
protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human
services, especially for those who are least able to help
Tobacco Day - focuses international attention, resources and
action on the global tobacco epidemic.
For more information phone 619-692-5514 or send us an email.
Webpage last updated 02/19/2016.