The built project was funded by the California’s Tobacco Tax Fund (Proposition 99) from 1999-2007, and in that time, developed numerous resources about cessation and prevention of tobacco use by construction and blue collar workers.  Many of these materials are still available in hard copy through the Tobacco Education Clearinghouse of California (TECC):  (search for “union”).

We are pleased to have received funding from Pfizer to update the website and select materials.  Please contact us at [email protected] if you have any questions.


BUILT Website for October, 2006

"Learn to quit smoking. Live Free" -

There comes a time when we have to stop thinking about it, wishing for it, talking about it. It is finally time to do it! Break free of nicotine addiction. Free yourself from the physical and economic costs of tobacco. Learn how by joining

Registering for this website will allow you to design a quit plan that meets your needs. Just in time for the Great American Smokeout on November 16, 2006. This website was produced by the American Legacy Foundation and the Mayo Clinic Nicotine Dependence Center.

Some of the people profiled at www.becomeanex.orgare ex-smokers who tried to quit many times. Realizing they were failing because they wanted a single cure, they found that what they needed was a comprehensive plan that would allow them to succeed.