Tobacco Reduction

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Dr. Drew Pinsky talks about quitting smoking:


So you've tried, and tried, and tried AND TRIED to quit... 

The failure to quit, research has shown, has nothing to do with weakness of will. Nicotine, the primary addictive agent in tobacco, steals into the brain, setting on fire circuitry that regulates our sense of pleasure. At the same time, cigarettes acquire a sort of social permanence in smokers’ lives - a way to start the day, to end a meal, to celebrate good times, to muddle through bad times... (...Read More)


Parents:  How to Protect Your Children from Becoming Addicted


Enjoy healthy living - tobacco freeCosts of smoking in Amador County [PDF]

Program Plan Objectives: Tobacco Reduction of Amador County's (TRAC) educational efforts are focused on the following:

  • Community Education
  • Reducing access to tobacco products for youth under 18
  • Countering pro-tobacco influences
  • Reducing exposure to second hand smoke - indoor and outdoor
  • Providing cessation (stop smoking classes) for those wanting to quit

Activities to achieve these objectives include:

  • Providing community education
  • Educating tobacco retailers (merchants and clerks)
  • Performing youth purchase surveys in cooperation with law enforcement
  • Promoting tobacco-free parks and recreation areas
  • Promoting tobacco-free entrance ways
  • Collaborating with Amador County schools to educate our youth

Smoking and Tobacco Use Widget

  • Amador County Smoke-Free Entry Way Ordinance
    Effective May 1, 2003
    Ordinance #7.38.020

Need more information? Contact us at (209) 223-6407.

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