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Tobacco and nicotine free living includes avoiding use of all types of tobacco and nicotine products—such as cigarettes, cigars, smokeless tobacco, hookahs, and e-cigarettes—as well as living free from secondhand smoke exposure.



  • Prevent youth from smoking.
  • Increase smoke-free environments.
  • Promote tobacco cessation.
  • Reduce sales to minors.
  • Eliminate disparities.

Current Initiatives and Education Efforts

Smoke-Free Multi-Unit Housing


Youth Prevention


Other Tobacco and Nicotine Products Education


Policy Development and Promotion

  • Smoke Free Law
  • Smoke Free Signage for City of Madison Establishments
    • Electronic Delivery Devices were added to the smoke-free air law in Madison effective January 15, 2015.
    • New signage reflecting the update: No Smoking Sign (PDF)

Community Engagement


Cessation (Quit Smoking) Information

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PHMDC collaborates with the Tobacco Free Columbia-Dane County Coalition. For more information about the programs and services listed above, please call Coalition Coordinator, Ryan Sheahan at 608-242-6297 or visit