Best Practices for Comprehensive Tobacco Control Programs

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HHS Non-systematic Review

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Last Reviewed: January 2014

This evidence-based guide is meant to help states build and maintain effective tobacco control programs. Components of these programs include:

  • State and community interventions 
  • Mass-reach health communication interventions 
  • Cessation interventions 
  • Surveillance and evaluation
  • Infrastructure, administration, and management

This 2014 edition of the guide describes developing integrated programs for preventing and reducing tobacco use and recommends funding levels that state programs need to be effective.

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National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Office on Smoking and Health. (2014). Best practices for comprehensive tobacco control programs. Preventive Services Task Force. Retrieved from