Tobacco use is one of the single largest threats to the health of individuals and communities in the Vancouver Island Health Authority. Here you will find information on the Tobacco Control Program, designed to limit the negative impact tobacco has on all our lives.
Info & Resources
Tobacco Prevention and Control
The Tobacco Prevention and Control Program is responsible for coordinating education and enforcement activities for the CRD Clean Air Bylaw and the Provincial Tobacco Control Act. This office responds directly to the community by providing resources, information on prevention and quitting smoking as well as acting on public complaints.
Recently Released Resources
The BC Ministry of Health has resources to help girls and women quit smoking. For more, see Quitting Tobacco Resource List (PDF). To order call 250.360.1450.
Breathe Easy Booklet
Breathe Easy Booklet (PDF)
Nicotine Replacement Therapy Booklet
Nicotine Replacement Therapy (PDF) Web version.
Nicotine Replacement Therapy (PDF) Print Version.
To get a printed copy of the Breathe Easy or Nicotine Replacement Therapy booklet, call 250.360.1450.
Smokers should talk to their doctor or pharmacist about which quit smoking aids are appropriate for them.