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Missoula City-County Health Department: Health Promotion

Missoula City-County Health Department: Health Promotion

Tobacco-Free Missoula County


Tobacco-Free Missoula County works to address the public health crisis caused by the use of all forms of tobacco products. This goal fits in the Health Promotion Division mission of the Missoula City-County Health Department, which is ". . . to act in partnership to enhance and maintain environments in which people can thrive."

Tobacco use is the leading

preventable cause of death in the U.S.



 



Upcoming Events & Reminders

JANUARY

New Year, New Resolutions

Make 2015 your year to kick the tobacco habit. For more information about quitting please call the Montana Tobacco Quit Line at 1-800-QUIT-NOW or 1-800-784-8669

 

FEBRUARY

Through with Chew Week - February 15-21, 2015.

This is a national campaign to encourage users to spit out their tobacco once and for all.

Great American Spit Out - February 19, 2015.

Not only is smokeless tobacco harmful to your mouth, but it actually contains 3 to 4 times more nicotine than a cigarette, making it even tougher to quit for good. So Pitch the Dip today!

 

MARCH

Kick Butts Day - March 18, 2015.

Join thousands of youth across the United States as they stand out, speak up and seize control against Big Tobacco.


Clean Indoor Air Act
The Montana Clean Indoor Air Act (CIAA)  requires ALL enclosed workplaces and enclosed public places to be smokefree, including bars and casinos. The Clean Indoor Air Act is a complaint driven process.  Complaints can be filed online at www.tobaccofree.mt.gov or on a paper form.

 



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Project Areas

Apartments Smoke Free Apartments
Kids in a smokefree car Smoke Free  Homes & Cars
Pregnant Women: Cessation & Intervention 
Crushing Cigarettes Community Cessation
Four Smiling Teens Teens & Tobacco
Open Book with a Sky Background Tobacco Use Information

 

 

Related Information


reAct Against Corporate Tobacco - Montana's teen-led movement against the tobacco industry.

Missoula Measures - Tobacco

Montana's Tobacco Use Prevention Program (MTUPP) accomplishments:

Montana Tobacco Use Prevention Progress Report - 2012

Survival Guide for Parents of Teens

Benefits of Quitting Smoking

2014 Surgeon Generals Report on Tobacco

Benefits of healthy lifestyle choices

Smoking during pregnancy - NY Univsersity School of Medicine, 2013

Tobacco and Pregnancy - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

 

Contact information

Tobacco Free Missoula County Coordinator: Kaila Warren
Phone: 406-258-3685
Fax: 406-258-3992
Email: kwarren@co.missoula.mt.us

 

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