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Your go-to source for tobacco education, prevention, and cessation

Every South Dakotan can enjoy a life free from the burden of tobacco use

Be Tobacco Free is here to provide current, evidence-based information and tools to help you champion tobacco-free efforts in every community.


Discover advocacy tools to support tobacco-free efforts and environments at home, school, in the workplace and your community.


Download print materials and radio ads from the media library. Learn more about media and counter-marketing strategies.


Tobacco use is old news—help spread the word! Get all the latest on tobacco prevention and cessation.


Data is key! Find the latest South Dakota stats and trends to use in your tobacco control efforts.

Quickstart your initiatives with these resources

Tobacco Control Orientation

Welcome to the tobacco-control team! Complete this self-guided course so you can hit the ground running!


Explore a variety of funding opportunities to help kickstart or continue your tobacco-free prevention and cessation efforts.


Access ideas and learn effective strategies for tobacco prevention activities for youth and tribal communities.

Model Policies

Use these model policies as templates to create your own tobacco-free policies for your South Dakota organization or facility.

2022 Spring Tobacco Control Institute

The Institute was held on March 22–23 this year and was a great success!

We discussed national tobacco control updates and trends, priority populations, health equity, community showcase, and more. If you weren't able to attend, the recorded sessions will be available soon!

View Past Sessions

Meet Our Brands

The South Dakota Tobacco Control Program’s goal is to reduce tobacco/nicotine use and tobacco-related disease. We work with partners and programs statewide to educate and raise awareness related to prevention strategies and cessation services. Branding plays a key role in reaching specific audiences. The South Dakota QuitLine is our flagship service for cessation. Rethink It is our prevention focused brand. Find Your Power was developed specifically for Native American’s in South Dakota and Good & Healthy is our resource for health-related policy and programs.