Tobacco Education Program
The Inyo County Tobacco Education Program is funded by the California Tobacco Control Program. We provide community education surrounding Tobacco* Control policies, help youth build leadership skills through coalition work and provide cessation resources and referrals for the community.
The Tobacco Education Program’s major goals and strategies are to:
- engage more young adults in coalition meetings and activities through outreach and communication,
- to involve more youth and adults in tobacco control work in the southern part of the county,
- to engage the business community, particularly in the City of Bishop, as stakeholders and advocates for a smoke-free Eastern Sierra,
- to collaborate with alcohol prevention and nutrition education partners in encouraging adoption of health-promoting practices in our local stores,
- to promote evidence-based tobacco cessation classes and the service of Kick It California
- and to educate the public about the availability and cheap price of flavored tobacco products that are enticing to youth.
*Tobacco refers to commercial tobacco products
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