Champaign-Urbana Public Health District

As part of our Illinois Tobacco Free Communities grant from the Illinois Department of Public Health, CUPHD leads the Tobacco Prevention Coalition which includes the regions of Champaign-Urbana, Champaign County, and Douglas County. The coalition shares tobacco-related information and coordinates local prevention efforts in collaboration with community members and organizations. The coalition also works to provide anti-tobacco messages, to reduce access and appeal to youth, and to increase community awareness of the dangers of tobacco. Most recently, the coalition has joined forced to discuss strategies on educating the public of the dangers of electronic cigarettes, specifically for youth and young adults. Below are organizations that currently have a representative(s) on the coalition:

  • Center for Prevention Research & Development
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Parkland College
  • Rosecrance
  • Carle Foundation Hospital
  • Champaign Police Department
  • Douglas County Health Department
  • Champaign-Urbana Public Health District
  • Champaign Park District
  • Iroquois County Health Department
  • Ford County Health Department

If you are interested in being a part of the Tobacco Prevention Coalition, please contact Kami at

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Creating a Community-Driven Menthol Policy

Champaign-Urbana Public Health District is collecting community opinions about menthol tobacco product use and its impact. Community responses and comments will remain confidential. They will be compiled to assist with policy creation efforts. Thank you for taking the time to complete this survey.

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News & Local Announcements

Webinar on Juuls from the Public Health Law Center: What's the Hype? JUUL Electronic Cigarette's Popularity with Youth and Young Adults
Illinois E-Cigarette Regulations
State Funding for Tobacco Prevention
FDA Plans to Ban Menthol in Cigarettes and All Flavors in Cigars
FDA Authorizes First Legal Sale of E-Cigarette Product
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