Smoke & Tobacco Free News

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UC Davis Celebrates Eight Years of Being Smoke and Tobacco Free

Research shows there has been significant progress in reducing tobacco use on campus in the eight years since the UC system implemented its 100% Smoke and Tobacco Free policy. Several tools and resources are available for individuals to continue making a difference.

Break Free from Tobacco: Gift Card Incentive Program

Interested in quitting tobacco but not sure where to start? We can help with a new gift card incentive program! Open to students, staff and academics.  Students: 
  • Meet with the Intervention Services Coordinator at Student Health and Counseling Services 3 times within 3 months. Services available include obtaining medication through Student Health and Counseling Services (SHCS) health care providers, biofeedback and individual cessation counseling.

SToP program helps patients and staff to stop smoking

With the support of UC Davis Health, Tong and her team have integrated tobacco treatment into cancer care. Every patient who enters the cancer center is screened for tobacco use and offered treatment. People who use tobacco are strongly encouraged to take part in SToP.

A report on tobacco-related cancers

The impact tobacco use has on cancer deaths in the California is coming into sharper focus thanks to a new report by UC Davis Health researchers. The Burden of Tobacco-related Cancers in California 1988-2017 is the first report in the state to track tobacco-related cancers.