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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

 

APRIL

Earth Day - April 22, 2014

The goal is to include cigarette litter and pollution control in Earth Day activities as part of a comprehensive tobacco prevention and control program to increase awareness of the detrimental effects of tobacco use to people and the environment and to consequently reduce tobacco use.

may

World No Tobacco Day - May 31, 2014

The ultimate goal of World No Tobacco Day is to contribute to protecting present and future generations not only from the devastating health consequences due to tobacco, but also from the social, environmental and economic scourges of tobacco use and exposure to tobacco smoke.

Montana Quit Line Anniversary

May marks the Anniversary of the Montana Tobacco Quit Line in providing support for those people who want to live free from tobacco addiction. The Montana Tobacco Quit Line, funded by the Montana Tobacco Use Prevention Program, provides free help to tobacco users who want to quit.

june

National Cancer Survivors Day - June 1, 2014

National Cancer Survivors Day is an annual, treasured Celebration of Life that is held in hundred of communities nationwide and around the world. It is a celebration for those who have survived, and inspiration for those recently diagnosed, a gathering of support for families, and an outreach to the community.



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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