Tobacco

Information and Resources on Vaping Associated Illnesses

The California Smokers’ Helpline offers vaping cessation services including telephone counseling, text messaging, web chat, and an online app to help tobacco users quit. For more information and resources for youth, young adults and parents, call 1-800-NO BUTTS or visit their website: www.nobutts.org. Please promote the Helpline as a vaping cessation resource and check out their new Youth Vaping webpage with resources!

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has a webpage for the public with all the latest information and recommendations regarding the Outbreak of Lung Disease Associated with E-Cigarette Use and information for the public, health care providers, and state and local health departments: https://www.cdc.gov/tobacco/basic_information/e-cigarettes/severe-lung-disease/need-to-know/index.html

Links to the CDC webpage have been added to the Flavors Hook Kids (www.flavorshookkids.org) and Tobacco Free CA (www.tobaccofreeca.com) websites.

The California Department of Public Health has developed a Q&A document on the Risks of Vaping: https://www.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CCDPHP/Pages/RisksofVaping.aspx

The California Smokers' Helpline has a counseling protocol and staff dedicated to help people quit these products. Counselors are also available to answer questions from anyone who may have questions about e-cigarettes or vaping. Check this out to learn more: www.nobutts.org/vaping.

 

Helpline has counseling to help people quit vaping

The California Smokers' Helpline has a counseling protocol and staff dedicated to help people quit these products. Counselors are also available to answer questions from anyone who may have questions about e-cigarettes or vaping. Check this out to learn more: www.nobutts.org/vaping.

Think you are safe because you don't smoke? Think again. See how secondhand smoke finds ways into your home.

Want to quit smoking? Click here for tips and resources when you are ready!

Click the image below to see the latest resources from the "Flavors Hook Kids" campaign

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Shasta County Tobacco Education Coalition

Join an alliance of community members and organizations collaborating to reduce tobacco use and protect our community from secondhand smoke.

 

Tobacco Laws & Violations

Report a smoking violation, contact the Shasta County Public Health Tobacco Compliance Officer, or gather information on tobacco laws.

 

 

SHASTA No SmokingAmended Shasta County Smoking Ordinance

The County smoking ordinance was amended to include the recent declaration that all HHSA campuses are smoke-free.  The amended ordinance is effective October 17, 2017.  

 

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E-Cigarettes

Tobacco manufacturers are constantly developing new and creative ways to entice new customers and market to youth. Learn more about e-cigarettes.

 

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Healthy Stores for a Healthy Community

Scientific surveys were recently conducted throughout California to assess product marketing and the availability of healthy and unhealthy options offered in stores that sell tobacco. See how Shasta County compares to the state numbers.    

Learn more about the Shop Healthy Shasta Lake Effort here.

 

Smoke-free Redding Parks

Breathe easy! Enjoy smoke-free parks in Redding! The City of Redding recently passed a smoke-free park facility ordinance. The law went into effect on November 16, 2012.

Smoke-Free AndersonSmoke-Free Anderson

Welcome to a Smoke-Free Anderson! Learn more about smoke-free locations in Anderson, frequently asked questions, and how to report a violation.

 

Smoke-free and Healthy Housing 

Shasta County's Breathing by Design toolkit provides valuable information on how to develop indoor air quality education and promote smoke-free policies in mobile home parks.                    

 How does second-hand smoke find it's way into your home? Click here to find out.

Quit Tobacco 

Quit Tobacco

Gather local information and resources on quitting tobacco. Free self-help information, referrals to community resources, and tips for quitting smoking.

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Don't Buy the LiesDon’t Buy the Lies

Are you being deceived by Big Tobacco? What would you do if a friend offered you tobacco? Get educated and play some games while doing it!

 

 

CA Smokers' HelplineCA Smokers’ Helpline

California Smokers' Helpline is a free telephone quit smoking program for California residents (1-800-NO-BUTTS).


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Click on the infographic below for more interesting facts on the

problem of smoking in Shasta County

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