Nearly 70% of smokers say they want to quit, but only 6% are able to each year.
Tobacco use is the #1 preventable cause of death in the U.S.
The Tobacco Prevention and Control Coalition (TPCC) prevents and reduces the illegal and harmful use of tobacco product in Nueces County. The coalition has a particular emphasis on reduction in youth use. The TPCC promotes and conducts community-based and environmental universal prevention strategies that have an impact on the social, cultural and economic processes of the community.
- To obtain a city wide tobacco free parks policy