General Contact Number: (530) 621-5567


Smoke-Free Multi-Unit Housing

Over 87% of California adults do not smoke. Most Californians are aware of the health hazards of secondhand smoke and wish to be protected from it. Smoke-free apartments and condominiums are less costly to maintain and may be cheaper to insure. For more information for landlords and tenants, keep reading!

Health effects of exposure to Secondhand Smoke

Each year in California, secondhand tobacco smoke is linked to:

  •  400 additional lung cancer deaths a year in nonsmokers  
  •  3,600 deadly heart attacks  
  •  31,000 asthma attacks in children 
  •  Secondhand Smoke can increase the risk of breast cancer in women under the age of 50

Resources and Fact Sheets


Call the El Dorado County Tobacco Use Prevention Program at (530) 621-6142.

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