Quitting smoking improves your health and reduces your risk of heart disease, cancer, lung disease, and many other smoking-related illnesses. These health education and outreach sites provide answers to your questions about tobacco use prevention and cessation.
It’s never to late to quit smoking. If you or someone you know is thinking about quitting, use these tools and resources listed below.
Washington State Quit Lines
- English | 1-800-QUI-TNOW | 1-800-784-8669
- Spanish | 1-877-2NO-FUME | 1-877-266-3863
- Deaf & Hard of Hearing | 1-877-777-6534
- SmartQuit App
- Benefits of Quitting | CDC
- Age to Purchase | Alcohol & Tobacco
- GCHD Ordinance
Parents, Teachers & Coaches
Nearly all tobacco use begins in youth and young adulthood—88% of adult daily smokers smoked their first cigarette before turning 18.
Tobacco Education & Organizations
- Tobacco | DOH
- Be Tobacco Free
- Smoking & Tobacco Use | CDC
- Tobacco Products | FDA
- Tobacco | SAMHSA
- Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids
- Americans for Nonsmokers’ Rights
- Truth Initiative
- American Lung Association
- Tobacco Control | Public Health Law Center
Questions? Contact GCHD at 509-766-7960