Be Tobacco Free—Be Tobacco Free! Don't use tobacco in any form. If you are using tobacco, the VA can help you quit.
Avoid second hand smoke. If you are pregnant, both you and your baby will benefit when you quit using tobacco.
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Smoking and Tobacco Use
Information on quitting, preventing, and treating smoking and tobacco use for
Veterans, their families, and health professionals
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National Cancer Institute, NIH
Smokefree.gov provides free, accurate, evidence-based information and professional assistance to help support the immediate
and long-term needs of people trying to quit smoking.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Learn about the health effects of smoking and secondhand smoke.
Tobacco Use and Pregnancy
Smoking during pregnancy is the single most preventable cause of illness and death among mothers and infants.
Office of the Surgeon General: Tobacco Cessation
Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence: 2008
Update includes new, effective clinical treatments for tobacco dependence and the latest information to help people quit smoking.
A Report of the Surgeon General: How
Tobacco Smoke Causes Disease is a consumer version of the complete 2010 Surgeon General's
report on how tobacco causes disease.
Office on Women's Health