Illinois Tobacco-Free Communities Program

Provides educational programs for schools and groups on smoking and its harmful effects. Under this program tobacco cessation aids are available to those seeking help in their efforts to stop tobacco use.

For help with quitting, please contact the Illinois Tobacco Quitline at:



For information on the Quitline, visit

Also a part of this program is the Smoke-free Illinois Act. Effective January 1, 2008, the Smoke-free Illinois Act prohibits smoking in virtually all public places and workplaces, including offices, theaters, museums, libraries, educational institutions, schools, commercial establishments, enclosed shopping centers and retail stores, restaurants, bars, private clubs and gaming facilities.

For more information about the Smoke-free Illinois Act, visit