• Graphic with information about the Great American Smokeout
  • Smoke and Tobacco Free in 2014 logo over photo of students sitting on the Quad
  • Smoke and Tobacco Free in 2014  over photo of students biking on campus
  • Smoke and Tobacco Free in 2014  over photo of redwood trees
  • Smoke and Tobacco Free in 2014  over aerial photo of campus

For a healthier community and cleaner environment, UC Davis is 100% smoke and tobacco free.

Davis City Council honors Chancellor Katehi for Smoke and Tobacco Free Policy

Photo: Davis City Council members with UC Davis staff and Chancellor Katehi

On October 7, 2014 the Davis City Council presented Chancellor Katehi with a proclamation in support of the smoke and tobacco free policy. View the proclamation and watch video footage of the meeting, which includes Dr. Andy Jones, University Writing Program lecturer and the City of Davis' Poet Laureate, reciting a poem he wrote about UC Davis, smoking, and Yul Brynner. 

Read Dr. Andy's poem, "We need you, Yul Brynner."

November is Lung Cancer Awareness month

Photo of two students from Colleges Against Cancer / Relay for Life tabling at the Quad

Colleges Against Cancer/Relay for Life gave out (Hershey's) kisses for the week of the Great American Smokeout!

Fact: Lung cancer causes more deaths than the next three most common cancers combined (colon, breast and pancreatic).* 

November 20th was the Great American Smokeout. See what students did in celebration on our News page.


Thinking about quitting?

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Breathe Free video

Thumbnail screenshot of smoke and tobacco free video

This video, featuring Gunrock, was made by Aggie TV for the Smoke and Tobacco Free campaign. Many thanks to the staff at Aggie TV for their creativity and time.

Aggie TV

"Smoking Kid" Video

This compelling short video was created by Ogilvy & Mather Bangkok, Thailand, for the Thai Health Promotion Foundation.