Quitting Season is here!

The new year is here, and it’s a great time for fresh starts. If you’re a tobacco user, the best thing you can do this year is to make a quit plan. Smoking is still the number one cause of preventable death in Indiana. Making the decision to quit in 2019 can...

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...

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...

Cessation September

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

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.

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...