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How School Staff Can Support Youth in Quitting Tobacco & Vaping

In a time when peer pressure and societal influences often lead middle and high schoolers down unsafe paths, the role of educational and authority figures like school counselors and teachers can be ...
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Shared Media Library

We are updating our media library and asset-sharing system and would like to keep you in the loop.
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Tobacco Cessation Newsletter - Fall 2023

Updates NEW Texting Program: 2QuitSD The South Dakota QuitLine is excited to announce a new service that will be coming in late fall/early winter. The 2QuitSD Texting Program is a hybrid texting and ...
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How to Talk to Your Child About Vaping

As the school year begins, parents should be aware of the dangers of vaping. Vaping is seemingly everywhere, and vape pens contain dangerous and harmful chemicals. Your child can’t beat the pressure ...
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Tobacco Cessation Newsletter - Summer 2023

Varenicline Varenicline is available for FREE from our South Dakota QuitLine with a prescription. To be eligible, your patient needs to be A tobacco user who is ready to quit A S.D. resident who is ...
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Tobacco Youth & Community Engagement - Fall 2023

FALL 2023 NEWSLETTER NEW WEBSITE! Exciting news! The South Dakota Tobacco Control Program has released the new tobacco website! I wanted to send it out to you so you can access the new information. ...
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COVID-19 Smoking & Vaping May Increase Risk

There has never been a better time for smokers to quit and for individuals to protect their health by avoiding use of Under our current health climate, prioritizing your health is incredibly ...
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3 Signs You May Be Addicted to Smoking, Vaping or Chewing Tobacco

If you’re a smoker, vaper or chewer, you are likely addicted. Find out if you have a nicotine addiction and what your options are for quitting the habit.
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Traditional Tobacco vs. Commercial Tobacco — What are the Differences?

When it comes to upholding traditions, commercial tobacco poses a major threat to Native communities. Though often referred to as traditional "tobacco," sacred ċanśaśa is typically neither addictive ...
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Signs Your Child is Vaping, Smoking or Chewing Tobacco

Children and teens are especially vulnerable to the harmful effects of vaping, smoking and chewing tobacco. It’s important for you to ensure your child is not using any form of tobacco. The dangers ...
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