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
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"
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?
- Figure out how much smoking has cost you: Arizona Smokers' Helpline cost calculator.
- Download smartphone apps that will quide you through the process of quitting smoking.
- Sign up for a free text messaging program that will send you texts with encouragement and tips for quitting (a British study shows text messages work!).
- Find specific resources for students, faculty, and staff on our Ready to Quit? page.
"Smoking Kid" Video
This compelling short video was created by Ogilvy & Mather Bangkok, Thailand, for the Thai Health Promotion Foundation.