Cigarette R​estitution Fund

 

The Prevention Office also oversees the Talbot County Cigarette Restitution Fund, which offers tobacco prevention education/information and smoking cessation support.

 

Smoking Cessation

Let us help you quit!

Our smoking cessation program is FREE to Talbot County residents, regardless of income or insurance. Cessation medications, including Chantix, bupropion, nicotine patches, gum, and lozenges are offered FREE to those with consent from a physician. Classes run for 12 weeks, and there is a combination of group education and individual support and counseling.

For more information, or to register for class, please contact us.

  •   Physician Referral Form (Click Here)​
  • Tuesdays from 8:00AM to 12:00PM, Wednesdays from 12:00PM to 5:00PM, and other days and   times are available upon request


Tobacco Prevention and Education

Mini-grants are available to Talbot County schools, community, and faith-based organizations to implement tobacco education programs and activities. Grants are reviewed on a rolling basis between July 1st and June 30th each year. To apply for a grant, please use the online application or contact the Prevention Office for more information.

        ·         Application and Reporting Forms  (Click Here)​

Tobacco Sales to Minors Enforcement/Synar 

Enforcing tobacco youth access laws is an important component in preventing and reducing youth tobacco use. Educating youth about tobacco laws and providing education and training to tobacco retailers is key.

         ·         https://www.law.umaryland.edu/programs/publichealth/

         ·         http://dhmh.maryland.gov/notobaccosalestominors/Pages/Home.aspx

 

Contact Information:


Alexandra Duff-Hughes, Prevention Supervisor

Phone:  410-819-5600

Email:  alexandra.duff@maryland.gov


Amanda James, Smoking Cessation Nurse

Phone:  410-819-5614

Email:  amandar.james1@maryland.gov


Flora Dietrich, Office Clerk

Phone:  410-819-5643

Email:  flora.dietrich@maryland.gov       


Resources:


MD Quitline

http://smokingstopshere.com/

Kick Butts Day

http://www.kickbuttsday.org/

Tobacco Free Kids

http://www.tobaccofreekids.org/



Program Funded by:


Services and programs funded by the Maryland Cigarette Restitution Fund

http://phpa.dhmh.maryland.gov/ohpetup/Pages/tob_home.aspx.


Updated 2-8-2018