We envision a Volusia County where all residents have a fair chance at a healthy future—free from nicotine addiction. Our mission is to mobilize the community and advance local policies that will help end nicotine addiction, protect children, and improve public health for generations to come.
To apply to join the Tobacco Free Volusia Partnership, please contact John Tosi at TobaccoFreeVolusia@gmail.com. Interested persons are encouraged to attend a meeting to learn more about Tobacco Free Volusia’s work.
Organizations actively involved in Tobacco Free Volusia include but are not limited to: Volusia County Schools, Volusia County Sheriff’s Office, Volusia County Department of Health, Civic Communications, North Florida AHEC, Daytona State College, Stetson University, Advent Health, Halifax Health, SWAT (Students Working Against Tobacco), and the Salvation Army.
The Tobacco Free Volusia Partnership typically meets on the second Thursday of every month. Meetings are open to the public, and guests are welcome! Our next meeting will be held in-person at Ripple Co-Working (128 Orange Avenue, Daytona Beach, FL) on August 10th, 2023 from 4-5 PM and virtually via Google Meet. For more information or to join via video, please contact TobaccoFreeVolusia@gmail.com.
Students Working Against Tobacco (SWAT) mobilizes and equips youth to protect their generation from the tobacco and vaping industries. Volusia County SWAT members build leadership skills and plan activities to help raise awareness and support for policies that benefit the community.
To learn more or to attend a SWAT meeting or event in Volusia County, contact Ryan Helmes at Ryan@civcom.com. To learn more about SWAT’s work across the state, visit SWATflorida.com.
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To learn more about the Tobacco Free Volusia Partnership,
please contact TobaccoFreeVolusia@gmail.com.