Reducing Secondhand Smoke

Reducing Secondhand Smoke

Whether it's breathing in a puff of secondhand smoke while walking in the park, or the sudden waft of cigarette smoke through the vent in an apartment or townhome, secondhand smoke poses a health risk. Learn what you can do to help us all breathe easier.


Smoke-free, multi-unit housing:
Find out what communities are doing to eliminate the secondhand smoke that enters through the vents of neighboring apartments and townhomes.
Keep Pollution Out of Your Home

Smoke-free workplaces, bars and restaurants
Help get more "No Smoking" signs where we work, eat and relax.
Smoking in Your State: Interactive Map

Smoke-free parks:
Find out how you can help limit secondhand smoke in parks and other common outdoor areas.
Secondhand Smoke: Protecting Your Family

Smoking cessation:
Quality programs are helping people quit smoking every day. Find out how to get more of these programs in your community.
Clearing the Air: Quit Smoking (PDF)

Limiting children's exposure to tobacco signage and point-of-sale advertising:
Learn how to keep harmful messaging away from our impressionable kids.
Tobacco Industry Marketing

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