Did you know that almost 90% of all smokers become addicted before they turn 18?
Did you know that there is NO safe level of secondhand smoke exposure?
Did you know that current tobacco users attempt to quit
everyday but do not know what resources are available to them?
The purpose of the Orange County Tobacco-Free Partnership is to create a tobacco-free
environment for all residents and visitors of Orange County, Florida. It is made up of
representatives from various sectors of the community including: community organizations,
governmental agencies, educational institutions, and concerned citizens eager to get involved. Our goals are to prevent youth initiation to tobacco use, eliminate secondhand smoke exposure, and promote cessation from tobacco use through the implementation of local tobacco-free
policies. We are committed to saving lives.
Our goal is to impact the greatest number of Orange County residents as a direct result of our work.This is possible through the implementation of county-wide tobacco-free policies that protect the health of our
residents. Click below to learn more about our current policy initiatives.
SWAT is Florida’s statewide youth
organization working to mobilize, educate, and equip Florida’s youth to revolt against and de-glamorize Big Tobacco. Our goal is to empower youth to get involved. Click below for more information on how to get involved.
There are numerous resources available to those who are interested in quitting tobacco. The Florida Quitline provides free
telephone-based counseling. Quit Smoking Now! is a free face-to-face counseling program provided by the Area Health Education Center. Freedom is within reach…just click below!