Cessation Materials for Tobacco Control Programs

At a glance

The Office on Smoking and Health (OSH) works with tobacco control programs to protect the public's health from the harmful effects of tobacco use. Resources and materials on a range of topics can help tobacco control programs understand best practices and implement tobacco cessation interventions.

Cessation resources

OSH helps tobacco control programs develop, conduct, and support strategic efforts to help people quit and reduce disease, death, and the huge cost of tobacco use.1 The following resources will help inform tobacco control programs and assist with tobacco cessation interventions and implementation.

Cessation best practices

Cessation insurance coverage

Broad resources

Working with Medicaid

Working with Medicaid: state examples

Health systems change

Broad health systems change for tobacco cessation resources

Clinical implementation resources

State surveys of health plans


Youth cessation

Cessation and health equity

  1. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Best Practices for Comprehensive Tobacco Control Programs—2014. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; 2014. https://www.cdc.gov/tobacco/stateandcommunity/guides/pdfs/2014/comprehensive.pdf