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.

Information for You

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.

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.

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.

Asthma treatment for a child or an adult will depend on the severity of their disease. The goal of treatment is to control the disease and prevent asthma attacks. An individualized asthma action plan is critical. 

Today, more and more properties are going smoke-free because Vermont smoke-free properties are legal, healthy, safe and cost-effective. 

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.

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