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

Items of Interest: Links to Materials

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. 

Baltimore City's Health Department has launched the “311 for tobacco complaints” program, encouraging city residents to call 311 if they witness stores selling to minors, selling individual cigarettes (“loosies”), or placing nicotine product placements behind counters.  

 

Community-based/Medical-based prevention strategies offer a promising solution to reducing and preventing the initiation of smoking and tobacco use. Community/Medical based prevention interventions can focus on altering tobacco use behavior, promoting tobacco use change within the community, and/or passing and enforcing anti-tobacco legislation.

DHMH has released the 2016-2020 Maryland Comprehensive Cancer Control Plan!  View a copy HERETobacco Use can be found in the Primary Prevention of Cancer section, pg 24.