Since the first surgeon general's report on smoking and health in 1964, 27 additional reports have concluded that tobacco use is the single most avoidable cause of disease, disability and death in the United States.
Smoking harms nearly every organ of the body and causes multiple types of cancer. Smokeless tobacco (chew) causes cancer in the oral cavity, throat, stomach and beyond.
- Get the data about tobacco use among Sedgwick County residents.
- Read about the harmful effects of secondhand and thirdhand smoke.
Ready to Quit?
- Visit the Kansas Tobacco Quit Line - KanQuit! online.
- Call 1-800-QUIT-NOW for information, coaching and resources to help you quit tobacco!