Tobacco-Use Prevention and Control
Tobacco use is the leading cause of preventable death and disease in the United States. NACCHO collaborates with national, federal, state, and local organizations to provide local health departments with the resources they need to reduce tobacco use and exposure to secondhand smoke in their communities.
Resources and support cover a range of issues, including tobacco cessation, prevention of youth initiation, secondhand smoke prevention, electronic smoking devices and other emerging products, public smoking ordinances, tobacco retailer assessment and licensing, smoke-free housing, and more.
NACCHO's webinar on: "Leveraging Cross-Sectoral Partnerships to Advance the Implementation of Smoke-Free Multi-unit Housing"
Recorded on Thursday, April 5, 2018 2:00:00 PM EDT
Hosted by The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Office on Smoking and Health and the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), the webinar addressed how local health departments engage in cross-sectoral collaborations and leverage resources to advance smoke-free multi-unit housing in local communities. Three local health departments shared how they developed partnerships with local community-based organizations and engaged housing residents to become leaders in their community related to smoking cessation efforts.
The following resources were developed by NACCHO to help Local Health Departments control tobacco use in their community.
- NACCHO’s Best Practices for Comprehensive Tobacco Control Programs at the Local Level: a companion guide to CDC’s Best practices to help local health departments implement comprehensive programs
NACCHO has partnered with the following organization to help curb tobacco use throughout the United States.
The following policy statements show NACCHO's support for curbing tobacco use at the national level.