Discover tobacco control action steps that can be made at different levels of advocacy, from the individual to the global level. Each step is accompanied by reasons for that recommendation, possible ways to take action at that level, and a link to find more information on that topic. 

Individual Level Actions 

  • Maintain tobacco-free environments in your personal life 
  • Maintain a non-smoking rule in your homes and cars 
  • Make tobacco-free financial decisions 
  • Patronize smoke-freerestaurants 
  • Support tobacco control, prevention, and cessation programs and policies 
  • Advocate for and support Clean Air and Smoke-free Laws 

Practice and Workplace Level Actions 

Community and State Level Actions 

Federal Level Actions 

Global Level Actions 

For more information on these topics, visit the Tobacco Prevention Policy Tool, which covers these actions items and more. 

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