Best Practices in Tobacco Control – Regulation of Tobacco Products Canada Report: The World Health Organization’s Tobacco Free Initiative released this best practices report highlighting Canadian tobacco product regulation. The Canadian tobacco regulatory regime has been identified as one of the best by TFI and the WHO Study Group on Tobacco Product Regulation.
Ending the Tobacco Epidemic: A Tobacco Control Strategic Action Plan For the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: This strategic action plan proposes a comprehensive approach designed to mobilize HHS’s expertise and resources in support of proven, pragmatic, achievable interventions that can be aggressively implemented not only at the federal level, but also within states and communities.
Best Practices for Comprehensive Tobacco Control Policies: This CDC report is an evidence based guide that helps states and state leaders implement effective tobacco control programs; such as state and community interventions, mass media campaigns, and quitlines.
User Guide, Best Practices for Comprehensive Tobacco Control Programs: Coalitions – State and Community Interventions: This CDC guide focuses on the critical role that coalitions play in comprehensive state and local tobacco control policies.
Tobacco Control Network: The Tobacco Control Network is comprised of the tobacco control program managers and additional staff from each state, territory, and D.C. and the Network is focused on raising the primacy of tobacco control in all state health agencies and fostering collaboration and communication among state programs.
Tobacco Technical Assistance Consortium: The Tobacco Technical Assistance Consortium (TTAC) is dedicated to assisting national, state, regional and local tobacco control programs, coalitions, networks and other interested parties to promote CDC-recommended program and policy best practices.
Model Ordinance: 100% Smokefree Workplaces and Public Places: The purpose of this Americans for Nonsmokers’ Rights document is to provide fair and sound language that clearly states the intent and specific points of smokefree policy, fosters clear implementation and enforcement, stands up to legal challenges, and achieves the health goal of protecting people from secondhand smoke.
NACCHO Tobacco Prevention and Control: Through the Tobacco Control and Prevention project, NACCHO collaborates with national, federal, state, and local organizations to provide local health departments (LHDs) with the resources needed to reduce the use of tobacco in their communities.
Tobacco Use Prevention & Control Tool Kit: The National Association of Local Boards of Health designed this tool kit as a resource for boards of health to make informed decisions regarding their agency’s tobacco use prevention and control programs and policies.
State and Territory Tobacco Control Strategic Plans: The Association of State and Territorial Health Officials provides a map that allows individuals to access local tobacco control resources, support, and links for their state and community
Data on State and Local Smokefree Laws: This interactive map from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation provides state and local level information on smoke-free laws, cigarette tax rates and total tobacco control spending.
Cutting Tobacco’s Rural Roots: Tobacco Use in Rural Communities: This American Lung Association health disparity report examines tobacco addiction and exposure to secondhand smoke in rural communities nationwide, particularly among rural youth.
National Association of Attorneys General Tobacco Project: The NAAG Tobacco Project is dedicated to helping the Attorneys General of the signatory States interpret, implement, and enforce this agreement and is devoted to maintaining and strengthening the MSA and state regulation of the tobacco industry.