Tobacco Resources and Information
- Tobacco Consultation Seminars – Experts from TCS are available to attend staff meetings for 5-10 minute presentations to talk about the resources available through the program. Learn more.
- Zero copay for smoking cessation medications – Eligible U-M drug plan members who want to quit tobacco can get prescription and over-the-counter smoking cessation medications like nicotine gums, patches and lozenges with no copay.
- Tips and Support to Help You Quit Smoking – In this article, TCS tobacco specialist Alena Williams discusses why quitting tobacco is so important to the health of cancer patients and survivors. From the Fall, 2019 issue of Thrive, the Rogel Cancer Center’s patient magazine. Read the article.
- American Lung Association – If you or a loved one wants to quit tobacco, the American Lung Association offers tools, tips and support. Learn more.
- Extinguishing the Tobacco Epidemic in Michigan – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Tobacco Control Program compiled a fact sheet that presents the latest nationally representative data available for the State of Michigan. View fact sheet.
- U-M Rogel Cancer Center – The Cancer Center’s website includes information on how to quit tobacco, common problems with quitting, the benefits of quitting, and more. Learn more.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, e-cigarettes are not safe for youth, young adults, pregnant women, or adults who do not currently use tobacco products.
- U.S. Surgeon General – Get the facts, know the risks, and learn how to take action against e-cigarette use among young people. Learn more.
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – Get the facts about electronic cigarettes, their health effects, and the risks of using e-cigarettes. Learn more.
- American Lung Association – Get answers to common questions about e-cigarettes, including health consequences, risks of secondhand emissions, kids and e-cigarettes and FDA oversight. Learn more.