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Tobacco Free Ohio Alliance

Tobacco Free Ohio Alliance

What is it?

The Tobacco Free Ohio Alliance is an association of Ohio agencies, organizations, groups and individuals who work to prevent the use of tobacco products and to educate Ohioans about the harmful effects of tobacco use and secondhand smoke exposure on all citizens.

Alliance members share information on policy, funding, legal and educational issues relating to tobacco use prevention and cessation. The Alliance’s quarterly meetings in Columbus are open to the public and are held at State Library of Ohio, 274 E. 1st Avenue, Columbus, OH 43201.

To join the Ohio Tobacco-Free Alliance please fill out the Membership Application and email it to tobaccoprevention@odh.ohio.gov.  

Strategic Plan

The Strategic Plan for a Tobacco Free Ohio, 2017-2019 is a product of the Tobacco Free Ohio Alliance (TFOA), the Ohio Department of Health (ODH) Tobacco Use Prevention and Cessation Program and its sub-grantees, the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services, and other key stakeholders.

The plan is organized into five priority areas with objectives and strategies for achieving each priority. The plan includes specific goals to be reached by December 2019, including targets within specific populations. The five priority areas are as follows:

1. Promote Tobacco Cessation

2. Prevent Youth Tobacco Use

3. Eliminate Exposure to Secondhand Smoke

4. Develop and Maintain Sustainable Infrastructure

5. Investigate, Monitor, and Evaluate Issues Associated with Tobacco UI

Membership Application

To apply to join TFOA access the membership application here: 

Membership Application

2019 Meetings

January 2019                    10 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

April 9, 2019                      10 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

July 9, 2019                       10 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

October 8, 2019                 10 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

2018 Meetings


TFOA January 2018 Minutes

TFOA January 2018 Agenda

Tobacco In The LBGTQ Community


TFOA April 2018 Minutes

TFOA April 2018 Agenda


TFOA July 2018 Minutes

TFOA July 2018 Agenda

TFOA Tobacco Cessation Presentation

Smoke-Free Housing Forum Presentation


TFOA October 2018 Minutes

TFOA October 2018 Agenda