Maryland's Tobacco Resource Center - Linking Professionals to Best Practices

Items of Interest

SAMHSA has produced a manual to provide guidlines for reducing vaping among youth and young adults. This guide supports health care providers, systems, and communities seeking to prevent vaping. It describes relevant research findings, examines emerging and best practices, identifies knowledge gaps and implementation challenges, and offers useful resources.

New research examines prevalence, severity and mortality associated with COPD and smoking in patients with COVID-19: linked here. 

Since 1988, the World Health Organization (WHO) has used World No Tobacco day to highlight the harmful effects of cigarettes and other tobacco products on a person’s overall health. This year, WHO is focusing on preventing youth tobacco product use and the tobacco industry’s attempts to attract youth.

NIDA for Teens presents Mind Matters: The Body's Response to Nicotine, Tobacco and Vaping.

Click here to see Truth Initiative's 11 reasons why confronting youth tobacco use is mo

The CDC has come out with updated "Tips From Former Smokers."  Click here for real stories and videos about individuals living with smoking related illnesses.