About Tobacco Control
Tobacco control is dedicated to addressing the misuse of commercial tobacco so as to reduce the public health issues it causes. Commercial tobacco misuse harms nearly every organ of the body and continues to be the leading cause of preventable diseases in our communities. It does not only affect the primary user but also non-users.
Program Goals and Objectives
The overall goal of Tobacco control is to address the commercial misuse of tobacco while being respectful of the traditional use of tobacco. While traditional tobacco is used for spiritual, cultural and ceremonial purposes, commercial tobacco is very harmful to our health. Specific objectives of the project include: