Quit Smoking, Vaping and Tobacco Use
Ending Tobacco Use and Nicotine Addiction
How to Quit
For Educators and Parents
The Kids Heart Challenge (KHC) prepares elementary students for success by supporting their physical and emotional well-being with essential resources for educators.
Middle & High Schools
The American Heart Challenge (AHC) focuses on what matters most to educators and parents of middle and high school students: preparing them for success by strengthening their physical and emotional well-being.
Smoking and Heart Disease in Women
Despite all the reasons you enjoy smoking, the fact remains that you’re hurting your body.
In fact, a pack of cigarettes includes a warning label that says smoking can increase irritability, impatience, hostility, anxiety, depression, difficulty concentrating, restlessness, decreased heart rate, appetite or weight gain.
And that’s just the beginning.
Advocacy and Public Policy
The American Heart Association’s Tobacco Regulation and Addiction Center (A-TRAC) conducts scientific studies on the health effects of tobacco products and their constituents, with a larger focus on new and emerging tobacco products such as e-cigarettes. Supported by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the National Institutes of Health, A-TRAC is one of 14 centers nationwide funded to perform scientific research that informs the regulation of tobacco products.