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
Oct. 23-31 Red Ribbon Week
This is the oldest and largest drug prevention campaign in the country. It serves as a vehicle for communities and individuals to take a stand for the hopes and dreams of our youth through a commitment to drug prevention and education and a personal commitment to live drug free lives.
Great American Smokeout - November 20
The Great American Smokout encourages smokers to use the date to make a plan to quit, or to plan in advance and quit smoking that day. By quitting — even for one day — smokers will be taking an important step towards a healthier life – one that can lead to reducing cancer risk.
Make a New Year's Resolution to be Tobacco Free!
Your body will thank you.
|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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