Who We Are
The Nevada Responsible Tobacco Sales Training is a collaborative initiative between the State of Nevada’s Tobacco Control Program, the Bureau of Behavioral Health Wellness and Prevention, local health authorities, and community coalitions. This partnership facilitates projects to address youth tobacco use by preventing the sale of tobacco to minors within the State of Nevada with this merchant education tool being its primary focus.
You can learn more about our main partners the Bureau of Behavioral Health Wellness and Prevention and the Nevada Tobacco Control Program below. Local health authorities including Southern Nevada Health District, Washoe County Health District, and Carson City Health and Human Services, as well as rural community coalitions including Healthy Communities Coalition and Partnership Douglas County are an integral part of our efforts.
Bureau of Behavioral Health Wellness and Prevention
The Bureau of Behavioral Health Wellness and Prevention administers programs and activities that provide community-based prevention and treatment, and manages the Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Block Grant.
Nevada Tobacco Control Program
The Nevada Tobacco Control Program is funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and through the Fund for a Healthy Nevada for the purpose of working on the following goals: 1) Prevent initiation among youth and young adults; 2) Eliminate nonsmokers’ exposure to secondhand smoke; and 3) Promote quitting among youth and young adults.