The Arkansas Tobacco Control Coalition (ARTCC) is here to help reduce the burden of tobacco in Arkansas. The state of Arkansas has the third highest smoking rate across the nation. Join ARTCC to fight back and join the tobacco control movement.
Live, Work & Play
There is no safe level of exposure to secondhand smoke. In fact, more than 53,000 people in the United States die every year from secondhand smoke exposure. Everyone deserves the right to breathe in clear air, regardless of where they live, work, or play.
Get the Facts
Did you know Arkansas has a law that protects children under the age of 14 from secondhand smoke in all vehicles? Get more facts about secondhand smoke, tobacco, and emerging trends.
Learn the Truth
Even today many foodservice workers are exposed to second-hand smoke on a daily basis. As a result, workers are more likely to suffer chronic health problems and lower life expectancy. These working conditions are dangerous and completely unacceptable. It’s time to change the way we treat our workers!
How to Help
Tobacco free policies in the workplace can reduce insurance premiums while increasing employee productivity. Find sample policies and additional information to help business owners, employees, community leaders, and all Arkansans.
Events & Meetings
Interested in learning more? Attend one of our coalition meetings! ARTCC can provide tools to implement tobacco control policies, dangers of tobacco, secondhand smoke, and electronic smoking devices.