Smoking & Tobacco Use

CDC Vital Signs: Tobacco Use by Youth Is Rising & E-cigarettes Are the Main Reason

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.

CDC Vital Signs: Tobacco Use by Youth Is Rising & E-cigarettes Are the Main Reason

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.

Fact: 8.6 million people live with a serious illness caused by smoking.

Cigarette smoking and secondhand smoke cause disease, disability, and death.

2018 Tips From Former Smokers Campaign

Personal stories from former smokers and access free resources, including Quitguide App and 1-800-Quit-Now.

National Tobacco Control Program Funding

National Tobacco Control Program fact sheets for all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

OSHData

STATE System and other tools for gathering comprehensive tobacco prevention and control data.

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.