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    Tobacco Prevention and Control Branch
    DSHS Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention Section
    1100 West 49th Street, Mail Code 1965
    Austin, TX 78756

    Phone: 512-776-7111
    Fax: (512) 776-7555


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Tobacco Prevention and Control Program

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Mission

The DSHS Tobacco Prevention and Control Branch (TPCB) is determined to reduce the toll of tobacco on the health, safety, and well-being of Texans.

Goals

  1. Keep young Texans from ever starting tobacco use.
  2. Support enforcement of tobacco laws.
  3. Increase the number of Texans who quit smoking and stay smoke-free.
  4. Eliminate exposure to secondhand smoke.
  5. Reduce tobacco use among high-risk populations.
  6. Develop and maintain statewide capacity to support all of the above.
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Last updated August 7, 2018