WEBINAR: Exploring New Trends in Tobacco Policy and Use in Indian Country

The Inter-Tribal Council of Michigan’s National Native Network with the Indian Health Service Clinical Support Center (Accredited Provider) present a webinar.

Title:  Exploring New Trends in Tobacco Policy and Use in Indian Country
Date:  Wednesday, October 20, 2021
Time:  3 – 4 p.m., EDT

Learning Objectives/Outcomes:
At the conclusion of this activity, the healthcare team will be able to:

  1. Examine current AI/AN commercial tobacco use rates and new data reflecting tribal casino smoking preferences.
  2. Build coalitions and engage with both Tribal communities and leaders to influence commercial tobacco public health policy.
  3. Implement effective community smoke free policies that reduce the health risks associated with commercial tobacco exposure (or use).

Target Audience:
Physicians, nurses, health educators, administrators, and support staff working with American Indian and/or Alaska Native communities.


Ken Foster,
Director of Operations
Meczka Marketing Research Consulting

Andrew M. Klebanow
Casino Consultants Consortium (C3 Gaming)

Clinton Isham
Independent Tribal Relations Consultant
American Non-Smokers’ Rights Foundation

Hannah Bartol, B.S.
Program Manager
National Native Network

Josiah Concho, BAEPD
Project Coordinator
Keres Community Health

Funding for this webinar was made possible by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention DP18-1808:  Networking2Save:  CDC’s National Network Approach to Preventing and Controlling Tobacco-related Cancers in Special Populations.  Webinar contents do not necessarily represent the official views of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the Indian Health Service, or the Department of Health and Human Services.

Hardware/Software Requirements
Include minimum hardware, software, Internet connectivity and connection speed requirements for accessing the internet-based activity.


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