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  • WV Tobacco Quitline

    The West Virginia Tobacco Quitline provides highly trained, certified phone coaches to help participants quit tobacco. The program also offers nicotine replacement therapy for qualified enrollees, and information and materials on quitting tobacco... Read More

  • WV Youth Tobacco Prevention Program

    The goal of the West Virginia Youth Tobacco Prevention Program is to prevent our young people from trying or using tobacco products and to assist the youth who do use tobacco products in reducing the amount they use or quitting... Read More

  • Clean Indoor Air

    West Virginia’s Clean Indoor Air Program’s goal is to eliminate exposure to secondhand smoke in the home, workplace, and in public venues such as bars, bowling alleys, and restaurants... Read More

Welcome

The mission of the WV Division of Tobacco Prevention (DTP) is to reduce disease, disability and death related to tobacco. 

Goals for the Division include: 

  • Prevent the initiation of tobacco use among WV youth. 
  • Eliminate exposure to secondhand tobacco smoke. 
  • Promote cessation of tobacco use among adults and young people. 
  • Identify and eliminate disparities among population groups related to tobacco use. 
  • Build, maintain, and enhance the State’s capacity to address the burden of all chronic diseases. 

The focus of the program is cessation, youth, and community coalition building. These three programs follow the recommendations outlined in the Best Practices for Comprehensive Tobacco Control Programs as published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (last revised in 2014), and the West Virginia Tobacco Use Reduction Plan for 2016-2020















Department of Health and Human Resources
350 Capitol Street | Room 514 | Charleston, WV 25301 | Phone: (304) 356-4193 | Toll-free: (866) 384-5250 | Fax: (304) 558-1553