The California Tobacco Control Branch leads statewide and local health programs, services and activities that promote an environment truly free of tobacco.
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.
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MEDIA 22-10146: California Tobacco Control Program Advertising Campaign
The purpose of this Solicitation is to award a single contract to an advertising agency to conduct the statewide California Department of Public Health (CDPH), California Tobacco Control Program (CTCP) media campaign that builds upon the strengths and current strategies of the long-running CTCP media campaign while introducing fresh, innovative ideas that will propel the campaign into its next evolution.