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Tobacco Prevention Resources for Providers

National Report

The 2014 Surgeon General's Report: The Health Consequences of SmokingExit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov  marks the 50th anniversary of the landmark 1964 report, the first federal government report linking smoking with specific diseases.

Other Resources

American Lung Association

The American Lung Association website provides a summary of state ranking and grading on tobacco prevention and control, how to take action, and spread the word.

Best Practices for Comprehensive Tobacco Control Programs

CDC's Best Practices for Comprehensive Tobacco Control Programs—2014Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov  is an evidence-based guide to help states plan and establish effective tobacco control programs to prevent and reduce tobacco use.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov  provides a website that focuses on youth tobacco prevention that consists of educational materials, fact sheets, campaigns and multimedia tools.

Department of Housing and Urban Development

HUD and federal partners developed smoke free tool kits for public housing agency management and residents. HUD published “Change is in the Air” Action GuideExit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov .

National Native Network

National Native NetworkExit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov  is a public health resource that serves to decrease commercial tobacco use and cancer health disparities among members of American Indian and Alaska Native Tribes across North America.