Tobacco is the leading cause of preventable death in the United States. Our nation spends billions every year to treat tobacco related disease. District Health Department No. 2 recognizes this problem and endeavors to reduce tobacco’s impact in the district. The District employs a comprehensive tobacco and secondhand smoke prevention program that includes a combination of environmental and policy change techniques as well as community education to reduce tobacco’s burden on the area.
March 2018– Now is a great time to quit tobacco! The Michigan Tobacco Quitline is offering a free two week supply of nicotine replacement therapy to all new enrollees March 13 through May 30, 2018. Call 1-800-784-8669 or visit https://michigan.quitlogix.org to get started!