Tobacco

Tools and Resources for Environment & Policy

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  1. Populations

Age

Children and Adolescents

Not to Kids!
http://www.nottokids.ca/index.html
The Not to Kids campaign provides resources specific to communities, retailers, and schools in order to create a collaborate effort in limiting youth access to tobacco.   

The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids
http://www.tobaccofreekids.org/
The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids is a campaign that partners with various organizations to advocate for tobacco control in children.

Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services Tobacco Use Prevention Program
http://www.health.mo.gov/living/wellness/tobacco/smokingandtobacco/pdf/Kidsread.pdf
"What you should know about Missouri's tobacco youth access and possession laws" details Missouri laws that prohibit the sale of tobacco products to and possession by youth under the age of 18. 

Older Adults

Smoking Policies in Facilities Serving Older Persons
http://www.tcsg.org/tobacco/smokepolicies.htm
This website offers information on smoking policies in facilities serving older adults.

  1. Settings

    Home-based

    Healthy Indoor Air for American Homes
    http://www.healthyindoorair.org/
    This website describes a program that helped families keep the indoor air in their homes healthy. Information on the background and implementation of the program is available here.
               
    Smoke Free Homes Program: How to Guide 
    http://www.epa.gov/smokefree/community.html
    The Environmental Protection Agency provides information on how to begin a smokefree homes program on this site, including a community action kit, activities, and materials.

    Health care-based

    Smoke-Free Hospital Toolkit
    http://www.uams.edu/coph/reports/smokefree_toolkit/Hospital%20Toolkit%20Text.pdf
    This guide is to help plan and develop smoke-free policies within hospitals.            

    Smoking Policies in Facilities Serving Older Persons
    http://www.tcsg.org/tobacco/smokepolicies.htm
    This website offers information on smoking policies in facilities serving older adults.

    School-based

    24/7 Tobacco Free Schools Policy Guide
    http://www.ok.gov/health/Wellness/Tobacco_Prevention/24_7_Tobacco-Free_Schools.html

    Not to Kids!
    http://www.nottokids.ca/index.html
    The Not to Kids campaign provides resources specific to communities, retailers, and schools in order to create a collaborate effort in limiting youth access to tobacco.

    Partnership for a Tobacco-Free Maine 'Dangers of Secondhand Smoke'
    http://www.tobaccofreemaine.org/
    This website provides information and resources for making public spaces, workplaces, and community areas smoke free. Program implementation manuals are available online.

    Tobacco Free U 'Step-by-Step'
    http://www.tobaccofreeu.org/
    This website contains information on how to create tobacco free college campus policies and coalitions.

    Worksite-based

    Smoke and Money, An Employers Toolkit (Missouri)
    http://health.mo.gov/living/wellness/tobacco/smokingandtobacco/pdf/EmployersToolkit.pdf

    Employers’ Smoking Cessation Guide
    http://www.endsmoking.org/resources/employersguide/pdf/employersguide-2nd-edition.pdf
    This guide is available for employers who are interested in starting a smoking cessation program for their employees and developing a workplace smoking policies.
               
    Partnership for a Tobacco-Free Maine 'Dangers of Secondhand Smoke'
    http://www.tobaccofreemaine.org/
    This website provides information and resources for making public spaces, workplaces, and community areas smoke free.
               
    State of Oregon 'Oregon’s Smokefree Workplace Law'
    http://oregon.gov/DHS/ph/smokefree/index.shtml
    This site contains information on Oregon’s Smokefree Workplace law such as tips for employers to address smokefree policies.

    Save Lives, Save Money: Make Your Business Smoke-free
    http://www.cdc.gov/tobacco/basic_information/secondhand_smoke/guides/business/index.htm
    This guide developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provides information on why businesses should go smoke-free, and what their options are to do so.

    Community-based

    Campus-Community Alliances for Smoke-free Environments
    http://www.casemo.org/
    This site is a resource for anyone working to reduce exposure to secondhand smoke and promote clean indoor air.

    My Smokefree Housing
    http://www.mysmokefreehousing.org/
    This site compiles resources on smokefree housing for both residents and landlords.

    Healthy Homes Manual: Smokefree Policies in Multi-unit Housing
    http://www.cdc.gov/healthyhomes/healthy_homes_manual_web.pdf
    This manual was developed to provide guidance to developing smokefree multi-unit housing policies.

    First Steps Towards Making Affordable Housing Smoke-Free
    http://publichealthlawcenter.org/sites/default/files/resources/tclc-fs-firststeps-affordablehousing-smokefree-2012_0.pdf
    This fact sheet provides step-by-step information on the issue of smoke-free housing.

    Secondhand Smoke Seepage into Multi-Unit Affordable Housing
    http://publichealthlawcenter.org/sites/default/files/resources/tclc-syn-secondhand-2010_0.pdf
    This publication presents some of the legal issues surrounding smoking in multi-unit housing.

    Partnership for a Tobacco-Free Maine 'Dangers of Secondhand Smoke'
    http://www.tobaccofreemaine.org/
    This website provides information and resources for making public spaces, workplaces, and community areas smoke free. Program implementation manuals are available online.  

    Not to Kids!
    http://www.nottokids.ca/index.html
    The Not to Kids campaign provides resources specific to communities, retailers, and schools in order to create a collaborate effort in limiting youth access to tobacco.

  2. Implementation

    Americans for Non-smokers’ Rights
    http://www.no-smoke.org/
    This site allows access to information about going smokefree.

    Developing a Smoke-free Multi-unit Housing Program
    http://www.mnsmokefreehousing.org/fckfiles/CPPW%20SF%20MUH%20manual.pdf
    This guide assists public health professionals in developing a program for taking multi-unit housing smokefree.

    Partnership for a Tobacco-Free Maine 'Dangers of Secondhand Smoke'
    http://www.tobaccofreemaine.org/
    This website provides information and resources for making public spaces, workplaces, and community areas smoke free. Program implementation manuals are available online.  

    Healthy Indoor Air for American Homes
    http://www.healthyindoorair.org/
    This website describes a program that helped families keep the indoor air in their homes healthy. Information on the background and implementation of the program is available here.

    Department of Health and Senior Services: Clean Indoor Air Handbook
    http://www.dhss.mo.gov/living/wellness/tobacco/smokingandtobacco/pdf/CIAHandbook.pdf
    "CIA Handbook" - details how to plan and implement a local clean air ordinance.

    Smoke Free Homes Program: How to Guide 
    http://www.epa.gov/smokefree/community.html
    The Environmental Protection Agency provides information on how to begin a smokefree homes program on this site, including a community action kit, activities, and materials.

  3. Evaluation

     

  4. Other Tools/Resources

    Employers’ Smoking Cessation Guide
    http://www.endsmoking.org/resources/employersguide/pdf/employersguide-2nd-edition.pdf
    This guide is available for employers who are interested in starting a smoking cessation program for their employees and developing a workplace smoking policies.
               
    State of Oregon 'Oregon’s Smokefree Workplace Law'
    http://oregon.gov/DHS/ph/smokefree/index.shtml
    This site contains information on Oregon’s Smokefree Workplace law such as tips for employers to address smokefree policies.
               
    Healthy Indoor Air for American Homes
    http://www.healthyindoorair.org/
    This website describes a program that helped families keep the indoor air in their homes healthy.

    Tobacco Free U 'Step-by-Step'
    http://www.tobaccofreeu.org/step_by_step.asp
    This website contains information on how to create tobacco free college campus policies and coalitions.

    No BUTS (Blocking Underage Tobacco Sales)
    http://www.tobaccofreemaine.org/prevent_protect/youth_access_laws_and_programs.php
    No BUTS is a training program that promotes retailers to engage in responsible tobacco sales. A video, employer guide, and other materials are available.

    Not To Kids: School Policy Resources
    http://www.nottokids.ca/ntkbeta/school-res.html
    Not to Kids has a list of school policies to discourage youth from trying to access tobacco products.

    Breathe Easy Missouri
    http://www.breatheeasymo.org/default.asp
    Breathe Easy Missouri is an organization that advocates for the state of Missouri to go smokefree.

    Sample Policy for a Smoke Free Campus
    http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@newengland/documents/document/theamericancancersocietycancer.pdf
    American Cancer Society produced this document which explains how to establish a smoke free campus policy.

    Indoor Air Quality Secondhand Smoke Reference Guide 
    http://www.epa.gov/iaq/schools/tfs/guidef.html
    The Environmental Protection Agency outlines its recommendations regarding children and exposure to Environmental Tobacco Smoke (ETS), also known as secondhand smoke.

    Smoke Free Homes Program: How to Guide 
    http://www.epa.gov/smokefree/community.html
    The Environmental Protection Agency provides information on how to begin a smokefree homes program on this site, including a community action kit, activities, and materials.

    Save Lives, Save Money: Make Your Business Smoke-free
    http://www.cdc.gov/tobacco/basic_information/secondhand_smoke/guides/business/index.htm
    This guide developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provides information on why businesses should go smoke-free, and what their options are to do so.

    Secondhand Smoke and Casinos 
    http://www.no-smoke.org/goingsmokefree.php?dp=d12|p226
    This is an article discussing smoking policies in casinos. Additional resources about smokefree casino policies are listed on the page.

    Smoke Free Homes Program – Publications
    http://www.epa.gov/smokefree/publications.html
    This is a directory of publications and materials for the Smoke Free Homes Program from the Environmental Protection Agency website.

    24/7 Tobacco Free Schools Policy Guide
    http://www.ok.gov/health/Disease,_Prevention,_Preparedness/Tobacco_Use_Prevention_Service/Program/
    Schools_with_24-Hour_Tobacco-Free_Policies.html

    This guide has information on how to implement tobacco free school policies.

    Responses to Misleading and Inaccurate Cigarette Company Arguments against State Cigarette Tax Increases
    http://tobaccofreekids.org/research/factsheets/pdf/0227.pdf
    The Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids has prepared a fact sheet to counter claims by the tobacco industry regarding tobacco control policies.

    Tobacco Company Marketing to Kids
    http://www.tobaccofreekids.org/research/factsheets/pdf/0008.pdf
    This fact sheet by the Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids addresses tobacco pricing and marketing to youth.

    WebMD Medication GuideNicotine Replacement Therapy for Quitting Tobacco
    http://my.webmd.com/hw/smoking_cessation/aa152076.asp
    WebMD explains medications used for Nicotine Replacement Therapy as well as how these medications work.

    Medication Guide
    http://www.quitnet.com/Library/Guides/NRT/
    Quitnet has an overview of Nicotine Replacement Therapy medications.

    Badadvertising Country
    www.badvertising.org
    This campaign seeks to put the truth back into tobacco advertising by modifying cigarette print ads to reflect the effects of tobacco. 

    Missouri Division of Alcohol and Tobacco Control
    http://www.atc.dps.mo.gov/enforcement/
    Website includes Missouri regulations and statutes, and contact information for the Tobacco Control Manager who can provide assistance with local tobacco enforcement activities.

    Missouri Department of Mental Health, Division of Alcohol and Drug
    http://www.dmh.missouri.gov/ada/progs/prevention.htm
    Website provides information and resources for tobacco prevention and education activities, including educational opportunities.

    US Surgeon General on Tobacco
    http://www.surgeongeneral.gov/tobacco/
    This site allows access to all current and past US Surgeon General’s reports on tobacco issues.


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