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    Tobacco Prevention and Control Branch
    DSHS Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention Section
    1100 West 49th Street, Mail Code 1965
    Austin, TX 78756

    Phone: 512-776-7111
    Fax: (512) 776-7555

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Tobacco Prevention and Control Program

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The DSHS Tobacco Prevention and Control Branch (TPCB) is determined to reduce the toll of tobacco on the health, safety, and well-being of Texans.


  1. Keep young Texans from ever starting tobacco use.
  2. Support enforcement of tobacco laws.
  3. Increase the number of Texans who quit smoking and stay smoke-free.
  4. Eliminate exposure to secondhand smoke.
  5. Reduce tobacco use among high-risk populations.
  6. Develop and maintain statewide capacity to support all of the above.

Last updated November 14, 2018