Tobacco is still a problem. More than 480,000 people die each year from tobacco. Click to learn more about tobacco’s toll on America. Steps have been taken to fight back against the dangers of tobacco in Pueblo.


At the Pueblo Department of Public Health and Environment, the Tobacco Prevention and Control Program is funded by Amendment 35 grants. We are dedicated to:

  • Limiting child and teen access to all tobacco products through community policy.
  • Updating school-based policies and supporting students to access a highly functioning learning environment.
  • Working with medical, dental, and service organizations to provide up-to-date quitting resources for clients and the community.
  • Protecting the overall health of the community burdened by tobacco use.
  • A fist crushing cigarettes on a black background
  • Cigarette burning with people falling as ashes
  • A young man in a blue hoodie whose face is obscured by a vape cloud
  • Woman covering face from cigarette smoke

Read the Board of Health RESOLUTION NO. 19-02, A Resolution Declaring A Public Health Initiative to Eliminate the Tobacco and Youth Vaping Crisis in Pueblo County.