Tobacco Information for Youth

State of Tobacco Report Released


Read the state-by-state report from the American Lung Association.

Youth in Action


 Our tobacco prevention advocates have created informational videos on Nevada County tobacco issues:

Ready Springs Youth Tobacco Coalition's Award Winning Video: If You Share Walls, You Share Air!

Smoke-free Downtown Nevada City Ordinance Opinions

NU Senior Project: Life of a Cigarette (The Trailer)

NU Youth on Tobacco Litter: That's Gross
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Resources


American Cancer Society - What's So Bad About Tobacco?


Cancer. Heart disease. Emphysema. Smoking causes one in five deaths and millions of illnesses every year in the US. What toll is your habit taking? Learn more at American Cancer Society's website.

The Truth Initiative


A national organization of youth who work against the manipulation of the tobacco industry. Visit the Truth Initiative website.

CYAN Online


Visit the California Youth Advocacy Network official site. "Dedicated to supporting youth and young adults by advocating for a tobacco-free California."

TheTruth.com


Access posters, ads, video and more from the American Legacy Foundation, "dedicated to building a world where young people reject tobacco and anyone can quit.

Tobacco Prevention


The Tobacco Use Prevention Program provides Nevada County residents with a variety of services for the prevention and reduction of tobacco use.

TobaccoFreeKids.org


A national organization for tobacco control and prevention. Visit the TobaccoFreeKids website.

Youth & Smoke-Free Parks News


Read the April 2009 edition Nevada County Tobacco Use Prevention Coalition newsletter (PDF).