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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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
To apply to join TFOA access the membership application here:
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.