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National Tobacco Control Program

CDC’s Office on Smoking and Health (OSH) created the National Tobacco Control Program (NTCP) in 1999 to encourage coordinated, national efforts to reduce tobacco-related diseases and deaths. The program provides funding and technical support to state and territorial health departments. NTCP funds

NTCP-funded programs are working to achieve the objectives outlined in OSH’s Best Practices for Comprehensive Tobacco Control Programs.

The four goals of NTCP are to

The four components of NTCP are

Best Practices, Program Development, and Related Links

Cessation Program Guidelines and Resources


Page last reviewed 10/22/2007
Page last modified 10/22/2007