Tobacco use and exposure to secondhand smoke together represent the number one cause of preventable deaths in this country.
The St. Mary’s County Health Department encourages all tobacco users to quit tobacco to better support their health and the health of others. The department offers FREE Quit Tobacco Classes and other resources for persons who are ready to quit using tobacco. For more information and a list of upcoming Quit Tobacco Classes, click here.
All tobacco users can also take advantage of the FREE Maryland Tobacco Quitline available 24 hours a day, seven days per week by calling 1-800-QUIT-NOW.
Statewide tobacco quitlines have been proven to work, are confidential, and are promoted by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Click here to access more information and resources, as well as to hear tips from former tobacco users.
Maryland Tobacco Quitline
For information about electronic cigarettes and vaping, please visit our VapeAware webpage here.
- Youth Tobacco Use: Results from the 2014 National Youth Tobacco Survey
- CDC: Tobacco Product Use Among Adults, U.S. 2013-2014