The Indiana Tobacco Quitline 1-800-QUIT-NOW (800-784-8669) is a free phone-based counseling service that helps Indiana tobacco users quit. Are you ready to stop smoking? Simply call 1-800-QUIT-NOW from 8am to 3am, 7 days-a-week to talk to a trained Quit Coach and receive immediate benefits, like a free two-week supply of nicotine patches or gum.
Everyone Deserves Smoke free Air! Smoke free air is good for health and good for the community!
Consider the risks.....
No one should have to choose between their job and their health!
Visit www.worksmokefree.org for more information.
This information is provided in collaboration with the Purdue Student Wellness Office and the American Pharmacists Association- Academy of Student Pharmacists at Purdue.
What are they?
A Safe Alternative to Cigarettes? The e-cigarette still contains nicotine and many toxic substances found in regular cigarettes which could cause cancer. Since nicotine is still present the risk of addiction is the same as regular cigarettes.
What is it?
Hazards: Hookah smoking can cause cancer, heart disease, respiratory problems, nicotine dependence and low birth weight in babies.
A Safe Alternative to Cigarettes? In a typical 60 minute hookah smoking session, a person can inhale as much smoke as a cigarette smoker inhales from 100 cigarettes. In this session, a hookah smoker takes in more nicotine and toxic substances than someone who would be smoking a regular cigarette.
What is it?
Hazards: Similar to users of spit or chew tobacco, the use of dissolvables may pose health risks such as cancer (lip, esophagus, pharynx, larynx, pancreas and stomach) and mouth disease.
A Safe Alternative to Cigarettes?
For more information about secondhand smoke, quitting smoking, and other tobacco prevention resouces, please contact:
Tobacco Prevention & Cessation Coalition