The Hawai‘i Tobacco Prevention and Control (TPC) 2030 Tracker is now available on Hawai‘i Health Matters! Stay updated on Hawai‘i state tobacco prevention progress compared to other states and territories, Hawai‘i’s Prior Values, TPC Plan Targets and HP 2030 Targets.
The Hawai‘i Tobacco Prevention and Control (TPC) Plan 2030 is a ten-year strategic plan for achieving a tobacco-free Hawai‘i and provides guidance for tobacco prevention, education, and cessation services through program implementation, legislative action, and community empowerment. It focuses on the goals established by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for comprehensive tobacco control programs:
- Identify and eliminate tobacco-related disparities
- Prevent initiation of commercial tobacco use among youth and young adults.
- Promote quitting tobacco among young people and adults.
- Eliminate exposure to secondhand smoke.
Here are examples of some data you can find with this tracker:
- In 2019, 12.3% of adults in Hawai‘i smoked cigarettes, compared to 13.4% in 2018. The TPC Plan Target is 5% by 2030.
- In 2019, 17.8% of teens in Hawai‘i have ever tried a cigarette, compared to 24.1% in the US. The TPC Plan Target is 8.8% by 2030.
- In 2019, 57.7% of adults attempted to quit smoking cigarettes in the past year. The TPC Plan Target is 65.7% by 2030.