Status: Baseline only

  
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Baseline

Increase the number of states, territories, and the District of Columbia that have smoke-free policies that prohibit smoking in all indoor areas of worksites, restaurants, and bars

Baseline: 32 states (including DC and some territories) had smoke-free policies that prohibit smoking in all indoor areas of worksites, restaurants and bars in 2018

Target: 58 States (including DC and some Territories)

Target Setting Method
Maintain consistency with national programs, regulations, policies, or laws

Summary

Secondhand smoke causes a range of serious health problems, including stroke, heart disease, and sudden infant death syndrome. In addition to reducing secondhand smoke exposure, smoke-free policies improve indoor air quality, help people quit smoking, and help prevent smoking initiation in adolescents.

Workgroup: Tobacco Use Workgroup