People Who Smoke or Vape

People Who Smoke or Vape

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You are not alone in your struggle to quit and stay tobacco-free. Learn more about resources and programs like 802QUITS that help Vermonters fight nicotine addiction.

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Most Vermonters who smoke want to quit. You may be one of them, or know someone who is trying to quit tobacco. With the right tools and support, you can do it.

With the rise in electronic cigarettes (e-cigarette, e-cigs or vapes) and vaping use among youth, teens and young adults, the Health Department and our team are working to prevent initiation and reduce vaping of all substances in Vermont.

Secondhand smoke comes from burning tobacco products, like cigarettes, cigars, hookahs or pipes. It’s also what’s exhaled, or breathed out, by the person smoking.

Our program strives to create change at the environmental, policy and individual levels to prevent people from becoming tobacco and nicotine users, support those looking to reduce their use or quit, and ultimately, shift society’s perception of tobacco and nicotine use.

Tobacco control is the work of many in Vermont. Best practice calls for state and local organizations to work together to reduce tobacco use, promote tobacco-free policies and support those who want to quit.

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