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Tobacco Use Prevention

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Tobacco Use Prevention
Published on: 4/4/2012 12:00 AM
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The Nevada County Tobacco Prevention Program educates the community about the harmful effect of tobacco on individuals and the environment. The program also works to create local policies that protect individuals from second-hand smoke, reduce youth access to tobacco and minimize tobacco advertising.  Each year the program engages youth from area schools in school and countywide tobacco prevention efforts. 

Smoke Free Parks
Nevada County has TEN smoke free parks! Find out where they are.

Data from butt pick-ups
Tobacco Retail Licensing
Tobacco retail licensing in Nevada City and Grass Valley.
Youth Coalitions
Nevada County youth in tobacco prevention.


CDC - Tips From Former Smokers

The Tips from Former Smokers campaign features real people suffering as a result of smoking and exposure to

secondhand smoke.

Know the Risks: E-cigarettes & young people.


The Impact of E-Smoking Devices and Marijuana on Air Quality  


Secondhand Smoke in Cars Fact Sheet

Smoke in cars can be ten times more concentrated than the recognized "unhealthy" level.


A national organization for tobacco control and prevention. 


Stop Smoking - American Lung Association

American Lung Association offers great resources to help people quit smoking.


Truth Initiative

Check our Legacy’s innovative approaches to reduce tobacco use among youth and adults.

Forget Tobacco | Helping Young People Forget Tobacco
A national campaign dedicated to helping young people forget about tobacco. This site is developed and ran by youth!

TheTruth.com  A great campaign dedicated to engaging youth in tobacco prevention and providing them with the truth about tobacco use

and the tobacco industry.


Find all of California’s innovative media campaign materials on this site. Includes tons of great videos!