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
- Clean Indoor Air Act
- Project Areas:
- Smoke Free Apartments
- Smoke Free Homes & Cars
- Pregnant Women: Cessation & Intervention
- Community Cessation
- Teens & Tobacco
- Tobacco Use Information
- Related Information
- Contact information
Upcoming Events & Reminders
National Cancer Control Month
Citizens, government agencies, private businesses, nonprofit
organizations, and other interested groups join in activities that will
increase awareness of what Americans can do to prevent and control
Montana Tobacco Quit Line Anniversary
May marks the anniversary for the Montana Tobacco Quit Line. The Quit Line offers Montana residents free access to online quit tools, support from other tobacco users who are trying to quit, and other info to make your quit attempt easier. 1-800-QUIT-NOW or 1-800-784-8669
May 31 - World No Tobacco Day
Every year, on 31 May, the World Health Organization and partners mark World No Tobacco Day, highlighting the health risks associated with tobacco use and advocating for effective policies to reduce tobacco consumption.
Plan to give your lungs a vacation from pollution.
Celebrate Independence Day
Choose the 4th of July as your day to gain indepencence form the addiction to 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.|
|Smoke Free Apartments|
|Smoke Free Homes & Cars|
|Pregnant Women: Cessation & Intervention|
|Teens & Tobacco|
|Tobacco Use Information|
reAct Against Corporate Tobacco - Montana's teen-led movement against the tobacco industry.
Montana's Tobacco Use Prevention Program (MTUPP) accomplishments:
- Statewide youth smoking prevalence declined from 29% in 2001 to 17% in 2011.
- Legislative law passed prohibiting smoking indoors in all public places, fully effective October 2009.
- People who use the Quit Line (1-800-QUIT NOW - 1-800-784-8669) are 7-10 times more likely to quit. 63% of tobacco users want to quit!
- More than 97% of Montanans are served by tobacco use prevention programs located in 50 counties, 7 American Indian reservations, and 2 urban Indian centers.
Smoking during pregnancy - NY Univsersity School of Medicine, 2013
Tobacco and Pregnancy - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
|Tobacco Free Missoula County Coordinator:||Kaila Warren|
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