Collaborative members represent major organizations that fund research, program, and policy initiatives related to tobacco cessation in the United States and Canada, as well as other organizations with a vested interest in tobacco cessation. The collaborative currently includes the following organizations:

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

American Academy of Family Physicians

American Cancer Society

American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists

American Heart Association

American Lung Association

American Nurses Association

American Public Health Association

American Society of Clinical Oncology

Arizona Cancer Center

Association for the Treatment of Tobacco Use and Dependence

Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids

Canadian Tobacco Control Research Initiative


Cecil G Shep Center for Health Services Research University of North Carolina

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Center for Tobacco Research and Intervention University of Wisconsin

College of Medicine, University of Vermont

Environmental Protection Agency

Health Resources and Services Administration

Healthiest State in the Nation Campaign

Institute for Health Research and Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago

Johns Hopkins School of Public Health


Multi-State Collaborative for Health Systems Change

National Cancer Institute

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

National Institute on Drug Abuse

National Partnership for Smoke-Free Families

North American Quitline Consortium

Partnership for Prevention

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Smoking Cessation Leadership Center

Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration

Tobacco Dependence Program at UMDNJ-School of Public Health

United States Department of Veterans Affairs

Vancouver Hospital and Health Sciences Centre

Membership is open to any organization seeking to increase successful cessation and improve the public's health. Member organizations cannot be involved in activities that are in conflict with improving public health.  All members must agree to adhere to the guiding principles of the organization.

Members work together via:


American Cancer Society Legacy Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Cancer Institute National Institute on Drug Abuse Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Consumer Demand YTCC The National Partnership for Smoke Free Families