The California Tobacco Control Branch leads statewide and local health programs, services and activities that promote an environment truly free of tobacco.
Resources to help retailers comply with California's Flavored Tobacco Law
People who smoke or vape are at increased risk of developing more severe COVID-19 symptoms. Give your lungs a fighting chance and quit.
Public health in action: Three decades of progress towards achieving a tobacco-free California.
Retailers: Learn more about the December 2019 Federal law raising the age-of-purchase to 21 and obtain required signage for retail stores.
Get information about California’s health advisory about the imminent public health risks posed by vaping any product, including the use of electronic cigarettes.
Fact Sheets and Reports
CTCB Peer-Reviewed Publications
Funding Opportunity Alerts:
Request for Applications (RFA) 24-10002 The Statewide End to California's Tobacco Epidemic
The purpose of this Request for Application (RFA) is to fund up to three (3) Statewide Technical Assistant Providers (Statewide Providers) grants, one to provide specialized support for each of the following focus areas: 1) Community Engagement and Organizing, 2) Policy Development and Implementation, and 3) Youth and Young Adult Advocacy.