TOBACCO PREVENTION AND CONTROL


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Mission Statement:

The mission of the Office of Tobacco Prevention and Control (OTPC) is to reduce the health and economic toll tobacco has placed on the citizens of Texas.




Program overview:

The major goals of OTPC are:

  • To eliminate exposure to environmental tobacco smoke.
  • To promote tobacco cessation among adults and youth.
  • To prevent initiation of tobacco use by youth.
  • To identify and eliminate disparities among diverse/special populations.


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DSHS Tobacco Prevention Program


Program Contacts

Cheryl Hill-Burse   Public Health Technician

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Last updated November 8, 2017