Along with eating better and moving more, being tobacco free is important for a healthy lifestyle. From reduced risk of cancer and chronic diseases to cleaner teeth and lower medical bills, the benefits of being tobacco free are endless.
A tobacco-free life not only improves your health, but the health of those around you as well. Secondhand smoke contains over 70 cancer-causing chemicals, and even brief exposure to secondhand smoke can be harmful. By supporting tobacco-free environments at home, work, schools and communities, you can protect yourself and your family from secondhand smoke. Plus, you’ll avoid the other dangers of tobacco and make Oklahoma a cleaner, healthier place to live.
BENEFITS OF LIVING TOBACCO FREE
The benefits of being tobacco free are endless. It can improve your health, appearance, finances and a whole lot more.
THE OKLAHOMA TOBACCO HELPLINE
If you or a loved one is trying to quit any form of tobacco, the Oklahoma Tobacco Helpline provides FREE, nonjudgmental support and resources for smoking cessation. Plus, it’s available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Learn more.
PROTECTING YOUR FAMILY
There are tons of reasons to quit smoking, but the most important one is protecting the health of you and your family. Learn more.
Tobacco products are banned at all Oklahoma schools, however e-cigarettes and vapor products are exempt, as they remain unregulated by the FDA. Learn how you can take the next step toward better student health.
Improving workplace health is helpful to employers, employees and customers. Learn how better health leads to business success.
E-CIGARETTES & VAPING
Tobacco and vape companies use fruity flavors, misleading designs and colorful packaging to attract and addict kids. Learn the signs of vaping, the lingo companies use… and what you can do to stop them here.