Providing fresh, clean air for all
Tobacco use is the leading cause of preventable death in the United States. Secondhand smoke causes cancer, heart disease, strokes, asthma and other diseases. There is no risk-free level of exposure to secondhand smoke. Reducing tobacco use and exposure promotes health and quality of life. Comprehensive tobacco-free policies:
- Protect everyone from exposure to secondhand smoke.
- Reduce costs for healthcare, employers and facility maintenance.
- Reduce smoking initiation among young adults.
- Reduce waste and create a cleaner environment.
Learn more about tobacco-free policies in Pierce County.