Commonly-Used Links

This page contains links to what we think are the more common resources and organizations that cover smoke-free issues.

You can see more comprehensive listings of links to resources, publications, and organizations grouped by topic on the other pages listed in this section.

National Organizations and Initiatives

Americans for Nonsmokers' Rights

Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids

Kids Involuntarily Inhaling Secondhand Smoke (KIISS)

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Tobacco Technical Assistance Consortium (TTAC)

Tobacco Control Network (TCN)


View a fuller list of national organizations


State and Local Organizations and Initiatives

The following sites provide a wealth of samples, templates and other resources, including brochures and fact sheets in dozens of languages, media materials, enforcement materials and forms, Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs), evaluation, and economic impact.

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (State initiatives)

Smoke-free Colorado

Smoke-free Illinois/American Lung Association of Illinois

Clear Way Minnesota

New York State Department of Health

New York City Bureau of Tobacco Control

Smoke-free Philadelphia

Rhode Island Health Department

Utah Tobacco Prevention and Control Program

Washington State Tobacco Prevention and Control Program


View a fuller list of state organizations


Economic Impact

Economic Impact of Smoke-free Ordinances: An Overview (Americans for Non-Smokers' Rights)

Smoke-Free Laws Do Not Harm Businesses at Restaurants and Bars (Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids)

Smoke-free Colorado: Economic impact brochure in English and Spanish

TobaccoScam Economics Resource Library, University of California, San Francisco


View a fuller list of economic impact issue resources


Advertising, Media Advocacy and Public Relations

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Smoke-free advertisements (including implementation advertising page) from 26 states (Hosted by Americans for Nonsmokers' Rights)

Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids

Smoke-free Colorado Media Resources


View a fuller list of advertising, media advocacy, and public relations resources


Legal Issues

Legal Issues resources (Americans for Nonsmokers Rights)

Legal Challenges to Smokefree Indoor Air Ordinances (Americans for Nonsmokers Rights)

New Data from Florida and Montgomery County, MD, Add to Evidence that Smoke-Free Laws Do Not Hurt Business (Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids)

Tobacco Control Legal Consortium

Tobacco Law Center, William Mitchell College of Law

Technical Assistance Legal Center (TALC)



Economic Impact of Smoke-free Policies on Restaurants and Bars (Presentation delivered Andrew Hyland, Roswell Park Cancer Institute)

Smoking and Tobacco Use: Secondhand Smoke (Office on Smoking and Health, Centers for Disease Control)

Economic Impact Research (Americans for Nonsmokers Rights)


Tobacco Industry

What to Expect from the Tobacco Industry, May 2006 (Americans for Nonsmokers Rights)

Economic Impact Research (Americans for Nonsmokers Rights)

TobaccoScam, University of California, San Francisco