In this article by the Texas Department of State Health Services they talk about how tobacco is taking a huge toll on its residents and how secondhand smoke has become a huge issue to those individuals who do not smoke. They also talk about how effects of tobacco on health is not only limited to cigarettes but also cigars, hookahs, smokeless tobacco, Marijuana. They also go on to provide information on how tobacco utilization costs loss of productivity and taxpayers money. Some great information is provided on how implementing tobacco control measures in communities can save money as well as how to ensure an end can be put to tobacco use by implementing more effective policies, comprehensive programs, cessation services, communicating more effectively, and utilizing evaluation and surveillance can make a difference. They also mention that cultural competency, coalition involvement, having a strategic prevention framework in place, sustainability, and setting milestones are all crucial factors to take into account in order to successfully implement prevention and control measures for tobacco.