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.


     Contact Information:

Jean Honey, Prevention Administrator

Phone:  410-819-5689

Email:  jean.honey@maryland.gov


Logan Harris, Health Educator

Phone: 410-819-5639

Email: logan.harris@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 (Click Here)​

Kick Butts Day (Click Here)

Tobacco Free Kids (Click Here)


Program Funded by:


Services and programs funded by the Maryland Cigarette Restitution Fund 

(Click Here)


Updated 10-10-2018