Smoking & Tobacco Use

Meet the participants - Tips from former Smokers

2019 Year of Cessation

CDC's Office on Smoking and Health (OSH) is the lead federal agency for comprehensive tobacco prevention and control. OSH saves lives and saves money by preventing and reducing tobacco use - the leading cause of preventable disease and death in the U.S. - Icon with TV - On TV, radio, and billboards - Icon with headset - on the phone -1-800-QUIT-NOW - Icon of newspaper - In the news - Icon of people - In Your family - Icon of hands shaking - In your community

Did you know? American Indians & Alaska Natives have a higher risk of tobacco-related disease and death. More on tobacco-related differences

Quitting is a Journey - Start now.

Meet the participants - Tips from former Smokers

2019 Year of Cessation

CDC's Office on Smoking and Health (OSH) is the lead federal agency for comprehensive tobacco prevention and control. OSH saves lives and saves money by preventing and reducing tobacco use - the leading cause of preventable disease and death in the U.S. - Icon with TV - On TV, radio, and billboards - Icon with headset - on the phone -1-800-QUIT-NOW - Icon of newspaper - In the news - Icon of people - In Your family - Icon of hands shaking - In your community

Did you know? American Indians & Alaska Natives have a higher risk of tobacco-related disease and death. More on tobacco-related differences

Quitting is a Journey - Start now.

When CDC references tobacco on this website, we are referring to commercial tobacco and not the sacred and traditional use of tobacco by some American Indian communities.