Tobacco & Vapour Reduction Program

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The tobacco and vapour reduction program supports initiatives related to smoking cessation, smoking prevention and protection from second-hand smoke.

The program's goal is to reduce the burden of tobacco use to the community through building capacity within individuals to quit smoking or reduce the amount that is smoked. Initiatives include providing smoking cessation training, supporting smoking prevention education in schools and distributing tobacco reduction related resources.

What to expect

We initiate and support initiatives related to smoking cessation, smoking prevention and protection from second-hand smoke. Our goal is to reduce the burden of tobacco use to the community through building capacity within individuals to quit smoking or reduce the amount that is smoked. 

Initiatives include providing smoking cessation training, supporting smoking prevention education in schools and distributing tobacco reduction related resources.

Resources

    • QuitNow

      BC’s free quit-smoking service available to all B.C. residents. Funded by the government of British Columbia and managed by the BC Lung Association.

    • BC Smoking Cessation Program

      Covers 100% of the cost of nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) products or covers some of the cost of specific smoking cessation prescription drugs.

    • Respecting Tobacco

      First Nations Health Authority (FNHA)

    • Quitting smoking

      HealthLink BC

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