SmokeFree Philly is a program of the Philadelphia Department of Public Health that offers support and tools to help smokers quit. Funding is provided by:
- A 1998 settlement agreement between the four largest tobacco companies and 46 states.
- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The goal of SmokeFree Philly is to:
- Help people to quit smoking.
- Stop people from starting using tobacco.
- Reduce heart disease, cancer and other illnesses caused by smoking.
SmokeFree Philly is part of Get Healthy Philly, an initiative led by Mayor Michael Nutter to make Philadelphia a healthy, active, and smoke-free city.