At the statewide level, the Center for Tobacco Prevention and Control provides oversight, technical
assistance and training to local health departments, grantees, and partners ensuring that efforts are coordinated with the
statewide program goals and messages.
MDQuit (Maryland Quitting Use and Initiation of Tobacco) is the information resource center for tobacco use cessation and prevention for the State of Maryland. The resource center is dedicated to assisting providers and programs in reducing tobacco use among Maryland residents. The mission is to link tobacco control professionals and healthcare providers to state tobacco control initiatives, to provide evidence-based, effective tools and resources to local programs, to create and support an extensive collaborative network of tobacco use prevention and cessation professionals, and to provide a forum for sharing best practices to reduce tobacco use throughout Maryland.
MDQuit provides specialized trainings and resources on topics, including Best Practices in Tobacco and Cessation, Breaking the Habit in Behavioral Health, Brief Interventions, Fax to Assist, and Preparing to Quit.
For more information, visit MDQuit Resource Center.
The Legal Resource Center for Public Health Policy provides best practice legal and policy technical assistance and training to state agencies, local health departments, decision-makers, community organizations, and residents across the state on a wide-range of tobacco control issues, including:
The Center for Tobacco Prevention and Control develops and implements campaigns to increase awareness of the dangers of tobacco use, encourage those who use tobacco to quit, and provide information on services available for residents who are ready to quit using tobacco. TV, radio, transit, billboards, print, and websites have been developed to support these campaigns, which include: the Maryland Tobacco Quitline, No Tobacco Sales to Minors, No Tobacco Litter, The Cigar Trap, Smoke-Free Multiunit Housing, Behavioral Health and Smoking, and Pregnancy and Smoking. The Center also supports national initiatives, including the Centers for Disease Control Tips From Former Smokers campaignTM.
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