To change the cultural perception and social acceptability of tobacco use in Boone County
Prevent initiation of tobacco use by Boone county youth
Assist tobacco users in cessation
Assist in reduction and protection from secondhand smoke
Support the enforcement of tobacco laws concerning the sale of tobacco to youth and use of tobacco by youth
Eliminate minority health disparities related to tobacco use and emphasize prevention and reduction of tobacco use by minorities, pregnant women, youth and other at-risk populations.
Meet the People helping Boone County
Tobacco Free Boone County is a community-based program dedicated to lowering the tobacco burden for Boone County.
The program is headed by a Tobacco Control Coordinator with the support of local community partners such as the American Cancer Society, American Lung Association, Arc of Greater Boone County, the Boone County Cancer Society, the Boone County Health department, Riggs Community Clinic, and others.Click here if you would like to reach out to the coordinator of Tobacco Free Boone County.