Tobacco Prevention

Tobacco prevention and control efforts in Illinois center on four specific and measurable goals:


  • Preventing the initiation of tobacco use among young people.
  • Promoting cessation among young people and adults.
  • Eliminating the exposure of non-smokers to environmental tobacco smoke.
  • Identifying and eliminating disparities related to tobacco use and its effects among different population groups.
E-cigarettes
Learn about e-cigarettes and local e-cigarette policies

For Teens/REALITY Illinois
See how the health department is engaging local youth in tobacco prevention and control

Quit Smoking
Discover resources that can provide support and assistance to help people quit smoking

Smoke-Free Illinois Act
Learn about the Smoke-Free Illinois Act or submit a smoking complaint 

Smoke-Free Multi-Unit Housing 


Find information and tools to help landlords and tenants transition to smoke-free housing