Tobacco Cessation

Do you want to quit smoking? Chewing tobacco? Electronic cigarettes? Do you have a family member or friend who wants to quit? Call the California Smokers' Helpline for FREE help.

California Smokers' Helpline*

  • English:  1-800-NO-BUTTS
  • Chinese:  1-800-838-8917
  • Korean:  1-800-556-5564
  • Spanish:  1-800-45-NO-FUME
  • Vietnamese:  1-800-778-8440
  • TDD/TYY:  1-800-933-4TDD

California Chewers' Helpline:  1-800-844-CHEW

Nicotine patches:  Asian language speakers and Helpline callers who live with children ages 5 and under may be eligible for free nicotine patches, sent directly to their home.  To see if you qualify, call 1-800-NO-BUTTS. If you have Medi-Cal insurance, visit the California Smokers' Helpline website for more information.

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You may also call the County of Sacramento Tobacco Education Program at (916) 875-5869 for a FREE Quit Kit.

Because nicotine - a drug in cigarettes, cigars, chewing tobacco, and most electronic smoking devices (ESDs) - is addictive, quitting tobacco often takes more than willpower. Quitting is easier with help.