Workplaces

A community-wide smoke-free ordinance
in will provide greater protection to all workers.

Preventing Youth Exposure

Teens are vulnerable to social and
environmental influences to use tobacco;
messages and images that make tobacco use
appealing to them are everywhere.

Multi-unit Housing

Smoke-free air policies help property owners
reduce maintenance costs of their facilities by saving money
on cleaning and painting expenses.

Indiana Tobacco Quitline

The Indiana Tobacco Quitline (1-800-QUIT-NOW)
is a free phone-based counseling
service helping Hoosier smokers quit.

Workplaces

Employees who smoke add to rising
healthcare costs, absenteeism, lost
productivity, and other costs.

Preventing Youth Exposure

Nearly 9 out of 10 cigarette smokers first tried
smoking by age 18.

Multi-unit Housing

Demand for smoke-free multi-family housing
is on the rise as tenants become increasingly aware of the dangers
of livingin a building without a smoke-free air policy.

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Our Initiatives

Smoke Free Schools

We work to reduce smoking among Hoosier youth and support comprehensive smoke-free campuses.

Smoke Free Workplaces

We seek comprehensive smoke-free workplace ordinances to protect all workers from secondhand smoke exposure. St. Joseph County workers should not have to choose between their health and a paycheck.

Smoke Free Housing

We want everyone to live in a smoke-free home, especially those in apartments.

From Our Blog

What is the cost in the workplace when employees smoke?

If you could have a safer workplace, a cleaner workplace, a healthier workplace, a more productive workplace—and it wouldn't cost you a dime, would you? If you could save thousands of dollars a year, would you? Making your workplace smoke-free can do all that, and...

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Smokefree air policies have broad support

Smokefree air policies primarily affect the non-smoker. In St. Joseph County, 77% of residents are nonsmokers. That is more than 3 out of 4, and means smokefree air policies support the majority of people by a huge margin. Secondhand smoke significantly exposes...

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Cessation September

We are excited to share that the free Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) promotion for all Hoosiers to extend through September.

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