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Tobacco is a plant that contains nicotine, an addictive drug with both stimulant and depressant effects. Research has shown that tobacco is a "gateway drug"; that is to say that youth who smoke cigarettes are more likely to abuse alcohol, smoke marijuana, and use cocaine than adolescents who do not smoke.

  • Tobacco-Free Living
    Information about prevention, resources to help you quit smoking, related programs, legislation and regulation information.
  • Tobacco Regulations
    These pages can help workplaces, business owners and others understand tobacco regulations, legislation, education, and enforcement.

Effective January 01, 2015 it is illegal to smoke on: