Quit Smoking, Vaping or Chewing Tobacco

The Erie County Department of Health oversees the Nicotine Free Northwest Pennsylvania Program, which provides tobacco education, prevention & quitting resources such as classes & support programs for Cameron, Clarion, Clearfield, Crawford, Elk, Erie, Forest, Jefferson, Lawrence, McKean, Mercer, Venango & Warren counties.

Quit Smoking, Vaping or Chewing Tobacco

Call 814-451-6700 for

  • schedule and locations of free local classes on how to quit
    • smoking
    • vaping or e-cigarettes
    • chewing or snuffing tobacco
  • information on programs that offer free support such as patches and gum

Other free resources for you or a loved one looking to quit smoking or vaping:

For help on how to quit smokeless tobacco (chewing or snuffing), visit:


No Smoking in Business Establishments

Pennsylvania’s Clean Indoor Air Act (Senate Bill 246) prohibits smoking in a public place or a workplace. For details on penalties and an updated list of establishments, visit the Pennsylvania Department of Health Clean Indoor Air website.

Report a Violation
To report a violation of the Clean Indoor Air Act, call 1-877-835-9535 or submit a report online.

Pennsylvania’s Clean Indoor Air Act requires certain businesses to post at all entrances either a “no smoking” or “smoking permitted” sign. The Pennsylvania Department of Health offers a signage toolkit for businesses to download, print and use.

Want to Learn More?
About Nicotine Free Northwest Pennsylvania

Nicotine Free Northwest Pennsylvania, formerly called the Northwest Pennsylvania Tobacco Control Program, is a program overseen by the Erie County Department of Health that works to achieve the following goals:

  • Prevent initiation of tobacco use among young people.
  • Promote quitting among young people and adults.
  • Eliminate non-smokers’ exposure to tobacco smoke pollution.
  • Identify and eliminate disparities related to tobacco use.

For details, call 814-451-6700.