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Tobacco Prevention and Control

Smoking Cessation

The US Surgeon General has said, "Smoking cessation (stopping smoking) represents the single most important step that smokers can take to enhance the length and quality of their lives."

Click here to learn more about cessation services in Orange County


no smoking sign at crosswalk Smoke-Free Public Places

Since 2013, Orange County's public places have been smoke-free. The rule includes places such as government grounds, parks, sidewalks, bus stops, recreational facilities, and any enclosed facility where the public is invited such as lobbies and other common areas.

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Smoke-Free Public Places


TRU student

TRU Clubs - Tobacco Reality Unfiltered

(TRU) is a state-wide movement for teens and by teens to stay tobacco-free. TRU Teens are peer educators who are empowered to decide what strategies and activities they want to use to take a stand against tobacco use.

Click here to learn more about Orange County's TRU Clubs



Information on the Health Effects of Secondhand Smoke

For more information contact:

Coby Austin, Tobacco Prevention and Control Program Coordinator

Phone: (919) 245-2449