Tobacco Regulations    

Together We Can Save Countless Lives

Smoking has been the number-one cause of preventable death and disease in this country for decades. If we could eliminate tobacco use entirely, the results would be staggering:

  • We would prevent nearly half a million premature deaths each year.
  • We would save the lives of 5.6 million children alive today who would die prematurely because of smoking.
  • 58 million Americans still exposed to secondhand smoke would breathe more freely.
  • We would prevent one out of three cancer deaths in this country.

Information on the Health Effects of Secondhand Smoke

Contact Us

April Richard, MPH
Tobacco Prevention and Control Coordinator
Email April Richard
Phone: 919-245-2424