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Alaska Tobacco Quit Line: 888-842-7848


Alaska Tobacco Prevention and Control Annual Report FY2013


For all Alaskans to live healthy and tobacco-free lives


Provide leadership, coordinate resources, and promote efforts that support Alaskans in living healthy and tobacco-free lives.

Alaska Tobacco Prevention and Control Program - Main

Our Program Goals to achieve our mission:

  1. Eliminate exposure to environmental tobacco smoke;
  2. Identify and eliminate disparities experienced by population groups relative to tobacco and its use;
  3. Promote quitting among adults and youth; and
  4. Prevent initiation of tobacco use among youth.

Surgeon General’s Report on Smoking & Health—50th Anniversary: 1964-2014

January 11, 2014 marked the 50th anniversary of the first Surgeon General’s Report on Smoking and Health. The 1964 landmark report, released by Surgeon General Dr. Luther Terry, was the first federal government report linking smoking and ill health, including lung cancer and heart disease. (link to the Surgeon General's site to read more).

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Tobacco Prevention and Control Timeline

Tobacco Prevention and Control Annual

Tobacco Publications

Free tobacco cessation help is available through Alaska's Tobacco Quit Line:  800-QUIT-NOW (784-8669)

Alaska Tobacco Quit Line: 888-842-7848

Thinking about quitting tobacco? Alaska's Tobacco Quit Line is ready to help. Alaska's Tobacco Quit Line provides free one-on-one telephone counseling, information on how to quit and referral services seven days a week. Current tobacco users are encouraged to use this free resource to help them quit.
Simply call
800-QUIT-NOW (784-8669)

or visit the Alaska Quit Line Website »

When calling 800-QUIT-NOW (784-8669), a trained Quit Coach answers the telephone and provides individual assistance to each caller that includes:

  • An assessment of readiness to quit
  • A customized quit plan
  • Motivation and problem solving advice
  • Up-to-date information on cessation aids and referral services
  • A free Tobacco Quit Guide with helpful "how to" guides and resources
  • Skill building and problem-solving
  • Relapse prevention

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