• Graphic with information about November being lung cancer awareness month
  • Graphic requesting peoples' feedback about the policy, which can be emailed to breathefree@ucdavis.edu
  • Graphic advertising free nicotine replacement therapy for all UC Davis students, faculty, and staff
  • Smoke and Tobacco Free in 2014  over photo of students biking on campus
  • Smoke and Tobacco Free in 2014  over photo of redwood trees

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."

In the News: "For Lung Cancer Screening, a Small Dose of Hope"

Illustration of man getting a CT exam by Otto Steininger

Illustration by Otto Steininger

New York Times: "Lung cancer is the third most common cancer among Americans, exceeded only by cancers of the prostate and breast. But it remains by far the leading cause of cancer deaths in both men and women, causing as more deaths annually than breast and prostate cancers combined."

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
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"Smoking Kid" Video


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