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Tobacco In Evanston

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The Department of Health and Human Services has developed and supported multiple initiatives to decrease tobacco use in Evanston. Below are resources outlining the efforts of the department.

Resources for quitting smoking:

734358_653491401337973_96558917_nIllinois Quitline is a free resource for tobacco users who want to quit for good. The Quitline staff of nurses, respiratory therapists, and tobacco-cessation specialists are available 7 days a week to provide support and design a customized kit plan, which includes self-help materials, information about nicotine replacement therapies, and requested health information. For more information call 1-866-QUIT-YES or go to

Resources for becoming a smoke-free establishment:

Current Legislation

Legal Tobacco Purchasing Age
Clean Air Act

ESAPC Tobacco Committee

The Evanston Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition's mission is to increase the health of Evanston youth by preventing alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use through community-level strategies. For more information, visit:





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