A healthy community is a tobacco-free community. And everyone plays a part in becoming one. Schools can adopt 100% tobacco-free campuses. Businesses can implement smokefree policies and provide tobacco cessation resources to current employees who smoke.
City councils and community leaders can pass strong local ordinances to prevent initiation of tobacco use. And you can encourage loved ones to quit with help from the Oklahoma Tobacco Helpline.
Also, we can help improve community wellness by eliminating smoking in public places like parks and outdoor recreation areas. By doing so, we can protect the community from dangerous secondhand smoke, plus: