Tobacco-Free Road Map Steps
Prepare the environment
Install signage, decals, posters and have “policy cards” onsite.
Remove ashtrays and thoroughly clean.
Clients & staff lead effort to convert smoking areas into something else that supports their goals.
Organize a “practice day” prior to the policy implementation date.
Promote adherence & evaluate
Launch your policy: Promoting adherence to the policy should be consistent over time & equally applied to staff, clients, & visitors.
Learn how to promote adherence from our FAQs
Communication, training, and evaluation of tobacco use treatment & policy activities and outcomes become permanent parts of organization activities.
Evaluate- learn how to create an evaluation plan
Icon attributions: Six of the icons used on this page are from the Noun Project and were created by the following artists: communication- Ragal Kartidev, building support- Lisa Waananen, policy- Shems Eddine Boukhatem, preparing the environment- Davide Benatti, staff training-Musmellow, and evaluation- Priyanka.