After more than 40 hours of work groups, listening sessions, and input from over 200+ partners at the national, state, and local levels, we are pleased to release the first standalone, statewide commercial tobacco control plan in over a decade.

The Arizona Tobacco Control Program (ATCP) Five-Year Strategic Plan outlines a series of goals and strategies that will guide commercial tobacco prevention and control stakeholders across Arizona to address the top preventable causes of death and disease in the state.

Our Vision, Mission, Guiding Principles, and overarching Goals are outlined below.

View the full Strategic Plan.

Vision: Arizona is free of commercial tobacco use.

Mission: Working together to build individual, organizational and community capacities to reduce the impact of commercial tobacco use.

Guiding Principles

Community Community Commitment Commitment Collaboration Collaboration Coordination Coordination Comprehensive Comprehensive

1. Community

Increase health equity and reduce disparities related to commercial tobacco use among priority populations by expanding relationships with the many culturally diverse communities within Arizona, supporting community-driven responses to tobacco-related health inequity.

2. Commitment

Commit to empowering and amplifying youth voices across Arizona to create innovative approaches for prevention and cessation program efforts.

3. Collaboration

Collaborate with multi-system stakeholders and undiscovered partners to prioritize and address the use of commercial tobacco as the leading cause of preventable death and disease.

4. Coordination

Coordinate evidence-based and promising practices, and culturally relevant messaging and communication efforts that raise awareness, educate communities, and reach broad audiences in Arizona.

5. Comprehensive

Build and sustain a comprehensive tobacco control program across the continuum of tobacco prevention and cessation efforts, including protection from secondhand smoke and electronic cigarette and other nicotine products.


Please view the goals and strategies of the ATCP Strategic Plan in detail.

Goal 1
Goal 2
Goal 3
Goal 4
Goal 5

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