Who We Are

Tobacco Free Alachua is a diverse community partnership comprised of county and city officials, private citizens, and representatives from the local school board, health care organizations, law enforcement agencies, higher education institutions, local businesses, non-profit organizations, and more. The partnership was established in 2008 and is funded by grants through the Florida Department of Health and supported by the Florida Department of Health in Alachua County.

Our Mission

To develop and promote policies which reduce the use and effects of tobacco within Alachua County.

Our Goals

Tobacco Free Alachua primarily focuses on developing and advocating for tobacco-control policies that will:

  1. Prevent youth and young adults from starting to use tobacco products
  2. Protect Alachua County citizens from involuntary exposure to secondhand smoke
  3. Provide support to current tobacco users who want to quit
  4. Eliminate tobacco related disparities among population groups

If you would like to become a Tobacco Free Alachua partner or have a suggestion of someone who might, please contact us.


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