Eliminate Tobacco Use

Tobacco use remains the number one preventable cause of death and disease in the United States. Dallas College is proud to join the eliminate tobacco movement by making all campuses tobacco and vape-free environments.

The college prohibits smoking and the use of tobacco products and e-cigarettes on college property, in college vehicles and at college-related activities. – GDA (LOCAL)

This means that the use of all tobacco products, including cigarettes, cigars, pipes, water pipes, hookahs, electronic cigarettes, smokeless tobacco, snuff, chewing tobacco and electronic nicotine delivery systems are not allowed on Dallas College property.

Eliminate Tobacco Day
on Dallas College Campuses

On Nov. 18, Dallas College celebrates Eliminate Tobacco Day, also known as the Great American Smokeout, on each campus. On this day, you're invited to stop by events led by Health Services to learn more about the resources available to help you kick your tobacco habit.

Resources for Quitting

Thinking about quitting? You are not alone. Over half of adult smokers report wanting to quit.

We get it; the hardest part of quitting is taking the first step. But you don’t have to do it alone. If you are ready to begin your tobacco-free journey, we’re here to help.

 

On-Campus Health Services

Make an appointment with Health Serivces to talk through options and services.

This is Quitting

Did you know that there’s 20 cigarettes’ worth of nicotine in just one Juul pod? This is Quitting is a free, anonymous texting program designed to help you quit vaping. Text DITCHVAPE to 88709 to get started.

Texas QuitLine

The Texas Department of State Health Services offers a phone and online programs to help you quit for good. Quitting smoking or vaping isn’t as simple as deciding to quit. There are mental and physical impacts of quitting, so be kind to yourself while you go through this process.

Free To Live A Tobacco-Free Life

Being free from tobacco has never felt better.

The benefits of quitting are clear: living longer, less money spent on tobacco, lower risk of cancer and many more. Without tobacco in your life, you're free to:

Smile more because you won’t be worrying about stained gums or teeth

Take the stairs (and not be out of breath)

Not waste 15 minutes of your day with a smoke break

What benefits of quitting are you looking forward to? The American Cancer Society has a list of health benefits you’ll notice right away, as well as some that will happen over time.