The Butte County Tobacco Prevention Coalition consists of a broad-based cross-section of community members and organizations dedicated to protecting and preserving the health and well-being of the people of Butte County from the harmful effects of tobacco and tobacco smoke.
The Coalition seeks to promote a tobacco-free environment through culturally proficient prevention, education, cessation services, advocacy for public policy, cultural competency, and broad-based community support for tobacco control activities.
The Coalition acts as an advisory board to the Tobacco Education Program Coordinator and the Butte County Public Health Department on tobacco-related issues. The Coalition plays a major role in:
The Coalition provides community leadership locally, regionally and statewide on tobacco-related issues. The Coalition:
Shares information and coordinates tobacco-related activities through the strategic plan,
The Coalition provides technical assistance to organizations and agencies involved with tobacco such as the American Lung Association. The Coalition may: