Tobacco use is a leading cause of cancer and of death from cancer. People who use tobacco products or who are regularly around environmental tobacco smoke (also called secondhand smoke) have an increased risk of cancer because tobacco products. There is no safe level of tobacco use.
- Best prevention is to never smoke or use any form of tobacco product.
- Avoid all forms of secondhand and thirdhand smoke when possible.
- South Dakota QuitLine Ready to Quit? The SD QuitLine is available to help tobacco users kick the habit for good. Free tools and services are available to provide support.
- Visit BeFree to learn more about living, working, and playing in a tobacco-free environment.
South Dakota QuitLine: A resource of the South Dakota Department of Health Tobacco Control Program focused on helping tobacco users kick the habit for good. Free tools and services are available to help quit tobacco use.
BeFree: A resource of the South Dakota Department of Health Tobacco Control Program focused on supporting all South Dakotans to enjoy Healthy lives FREE from the devastation of chronic diseases.
Infographic: Tobacco Use Among Teenagers in South Dakota
Infographic: Tobacco Use in South Dakota High School, 2015
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Better Choices Better Health The program help individuals take control of a chronic condition through a chronic disease-self management program offered once a week for six weeks.