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SCLC Webinar: “Access to Tobacco Treatment for the Justice-Involved, Part 3: Programming Innovation and Operations”

Thursday, August 17, 2023 1 pm ET (60 Minutes) Presenters: Cyrus Ahalt, MPP, Associate Director, Amend at University of California San Francisco Joan Gillece, PhD, Director, Center for Innovation in Health Policy and Practice National Association of State Mental Health Project Directors (NASMHPD)  Beth Jordan, MD, Medical Director and Health Services Administrator, DC Department of Corrections, […]

Far From Over: The Horrific Legacy of Menthol Cigarette Marketing to Black Communities

Register for SCLC’s Next Live Webinar: Free CME/CEUs Available for Providers “Far From Over:  The Horrific Legacy of Menthol Cigarette Marketing to Black Communities” co-hosted by the National Medical Association Tuesday, August 8, 2023, 1 pm ET (75 minutes) Presenters: Carol McGruder, Co-Founding member and Co-Chairperson of the African American Tobacco Control Leadership Council (AATCLC) […]

From the Lungs to the Heart: How Tobacco-related Diseases and Cancers Affect Men’s Health

From SelfMade Health Network As a member of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Consortium of National Networks (Networking2Save) with a shared focus on health equity, cancer, and tobacco-related disparities; specifically among populations with low socioeconomic status (SES) characteristics, we are happy to announce the brand-new release of The Self Made Health Network’s […]

Study shows many young oral nicotine pouch users also smoke and vape

From Truth Initiative Most young people who use oral nicotine pouches also smoke cigarettes (73%) and nearly half vape nicotine (49%), according to a Truth Initiative study published in Preventive Medicine Reports.  Oral nicotine pouches from brands like Zyn and On!, which contain nicotine powder in various concentrations and feature youth-appealing flavors, have spiked in […]

Agency Focuses on Keeping Youth-Appealing Products – Puff and Hyde – Off US Market

Today the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued warning letters to 30 retailers, including one distributor, for illegally selling unauthorized tobacco products.  The unauthorized products were various types of Puff and Hyde brand disposable e-cigarettes, which were two of the most commonly reported brands used by youth e-cigarette users in 2022.  The Puff products include […]

New CDC Feature Article Highlights Military Appreciation Month and Quit-Smoking Resources for Service Members

May is Military Appreciation Month, a chance to thank all troops past and present, along with their spouses and family members, for their sacrifices to keep our country safe.  A new CDC feature article recognizes and celebrates service members featured in the Tips From Former Smokers (Tips) campaign.  CDC is grateful to each of them […]

Addressing Social Determinants of Health: Building Partnerships to Improve Tobacco-related Outcomes

March 28, 2023 1 – 2 pm ET The social determinants of health (SDOH) have an impact on the health of communities and on tobacco control efforts.  It is critical to identify and engage partners that are working to address SDOH to successfully deliver tobacco use prevention and control policies and programs. SelfMade Health Network […]

Motivational Interviewing for Health Systems Change to Increase Tobacco Cessation

Presented by National Behavioral Health Network for Tobacco & Cancer Control Motivational Interviewing (MI) is an evidence-based approach to empower behavior change and enhance client recovery outcomes.  At a higher level, how can we use MI skills to expand access to tobacco cessation services and treatment?  How can we lead with an MI mindset and […]

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