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Teen Smoking In South Dakota


Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids- Up-to-date statistics about tobacco use in South Dakota kids. For more detailed information, view this digital fact sheet (2015).

County Health Rankings- Comparisons of South Dakota counties for tobacco use and other health.

Native American Youth Tobacco Use- Tobacco usage information from the Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids (2015).

Rapid City Journal Editorial- More to be Done on Teen Smoking (April, 2012).

Smoke Free Teens- Providing information about teen health, their life, and help for quitting.

South Dakota QuitLine- Providing a free service to help people either by phone or over the internet (people can use both options at the same time if they wish).

Teen Smoking- A smoking page provided by Medline Plus that includes resources and statistical information includes some information in Spanish.

Tobacco Control Program- South Dakota Department of Health page with resources for current smokers wanting to quit, how to prevent youth smoking before he/she starts, and how to reduce second-hand smoke.

Tobacco Control Program Strategic Plan- 2015-2020- plan from the South Dakota Department of Health with an overview of tobacco use in South Dakota and a plan to decrease new smokers, help current smokers quit, and reduces second-hand smoke exposure.

Youth Resources- From the Youth Tobacco Cessation Collaboration, created for youth to provide information, ways youth can help (quitting or showing support), share their personal stories, and activities!

Visit this PDF from the Department of Health for a list of additional resources (2015).

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