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POSTERS from Foothill's program (for HSACCC members only)

California's Smokers' Helpline
www.nobutts.ucsd.edu
A FREE service that helps people quit smoking. Operated by UC San Diego and funded by the Department of Health Services. 1-800-NO-BUTTS.

Centers for Disease Control
www.cdc.gov/tobacco/
Tobacco Information and Prevention source (TIPS).

The California Youth Advocacy Network (CYAN)
www.cyanonline.org/
CYAN is dedicated to supporting youth and young adults by advocating for a tobacco-free California. 

The Truth
www.TheTruth.com
Dedicated to exposing the truth about tobacco so that people can take control and make fully informed decisions for themselves. 

Surgeon General's Virtual Office
www.surgeongeneral.gov/tobacco/
Tobacco Cessation Guidelines. New findings about the latest drugs and counseling techniques for treating tobacco use and dependence. Great quitting techniques in .pdf format for printing.

Action on Smoking and Health (ASH)
www.ash.org
Everything For People Concerned About Smoking and Nonsmokers' Rights, Smoking Statistics, Quitting Smoking, Smoking Risks, and other Smoking information."

California Department of Health Services - Tobacco Control Section (TCS)
www.dhs.ca.gov/tobacco/
The mission of the Tobacco Control Section is to work toward achieving a tobacco-free California, and to reduce illness and premature deaths attributable to tobacco by implementing programs to reduce tobacco use and exposure to secondhand smoke.

American Lung Association
You can participate in local, state and national politics by simply sending messages to the people "in charge". It is easy to be an activist with the help of the Internet. Sign up to advocate the easy way over the Internet by going to www.californialung.org and lungaction.org and join the campaign. It is as easy as adding your name to form letters and pushing "send". When your Representatives in Sacramento or Washington D.C. receive a number of faxes, letters and emails on an issue, they listen. Take action; it's easy.

Tobacco Technical Assistance Consortium (TTAC)
www.ttac.org
 This site focuses on organizations, groups and individuals build leadership, advocacy, community organizing, planning and management, assessment and evaluation, and policy, program, and treatment interventions skills to effectively carry out tobacco prevention and control initiatives.

Voices Against Tobacco
www.VoicesAgainstTobacco.org
This is a virtual online community that allows everyday people to share their stories about tobacco addiction and disease to raise awareness about this deadly health issue and by demonstrating why others must act to reduce tobacco's terrible toll.



Updated 6/2010



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