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

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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Smoke-Free Casinos are Real Unicorns

Smoke Free St Joe recently visited Ho-Chunk Gaming Madison, a sovereign Tribal casinos that has successfully transitioned to a smokefree indoor air policy both as a business decision and to protect health. Business is even better than before.

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Maximizing the Effectiveness of Tobacco Excise Taxes

Around the world, tobacco taxation and tax administration used by WHO formed a set of ‘best practices’ for maximizing the effectiveness of tobacco excise taxes. “Sugar, rum, and tobacco, are commodities which are no where necessaries of life, which are become objects...

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