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Organizations endorsing the concept of tobacco-free pharmacies

(As noted in the disclaimer, mentioning of an organization below does not necessarily mean that it has reviewed or endorsed this website).


Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (see guideline 28.3, page 51 of 54).

​On January 23, 2011, the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education adopted a significant revision of its Accreditation Standards and Guidelines for the Professional Program in Pharmacy Leading to the Doctor of Pharmacy Degree.  Effective February 14, 2011, the new guidelines mean that pharmacy students should no longer be assigned for any educational experiences to chain drugstores such as Walgreens, Rite‑Aid, or CVS, where cigarettes are sold and prominently displayed.

American Association for Cancer Research

American Academy of Family Physicians, see their policy on Tobacco Use, Prevention, and Cessation

American Academy of Pediatrics, page 8 of 14 in Policy Statement

American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, page 4 of 13 in Policies on Experiential Education & Training

American Association for Respiratory Care

American College of Cardiology 

American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

American Lung Association in New York

American Society of Health-System Pharmacists.  

KS Hudmon and RL Corelli.  ASHP Therapeutic Position Statement on the Cessation of Tobacco Use.  Am J Health Syst Pharm February 1, 2009 66:291-307; doi:10.2146/ajhp070303

American Pharmacists' Association

American Public Health Association

Americans for Nonsmokers’ Rights

American Society of Clinical Oncology

American Thoracic Society

California Dental Hygienists' Association

Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids

Cancer Prevention and Treatment Fund

CASA Columbia


George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates



Lung Cancer Alliance

Maryland/DC Society for Respiratory Care

Metropolitan District of Columbia Thoracic Society

National Consumers League

National Association of City and County Health Officials

National Latino Alliance for Health Equity

National Physicians Alliance

North American Quitline Consortium

Oncology Nursing Society

Partnership for Prevention

Smoking Cessation Leadership Center

Tobacco Education Coalition of San Mateo

Trust for American’s Health

University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) School of Pharmacy


International Pharmaceutical Federation

Physicians for a Smoke-Free Canada


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