Environmental Support | Tobacco Use Cessation Interventions

Environmental support for tobacco-use cessation1-2

Environmental support provides a worksite physically designed to encourage good health.

Creating tobacco-free buildings and campuses requires more than nonsmoking signs

  • Integration of multiple approaches such as communications/media campaigns, classes, smoking bans and restrictions, clinical and telephone quitline referrals, benefit coverage, and other activities listed above are more successful in reducing workplace tobacco use than any single program alone



1.  Task Force on Community Preventive Services.Effectiveness of smoking bans and restrictions to reduce exposure to environmental tobacco smoke. The Guide to Community Preventive Services. [cited 2008 Oct 13]. Available from: https://www.thecommunityguide.org/sites/default/files/Tobacco-Smoking-Bans-Archive.pdf [PDF – 227KB].

2.  Task Force on Community Preventive Services. The community guide to preventive services, Effectiveness of telephone counseling and support to help more tobacco users quit. The Guide to Community Preventive Services. [cited 2008 Oct 13].