Tobacco Prevention and Control
Through the Tobacco Prevention and Control project, NACCHO aims to provide local health departments (LHDs) with resources to reduce the impact of tobacco in their communities and works collaboratively with partners to ensure the integration of national, state, and local tobacco control efforts. More »
Policy Options for Reducing Tobacco Product Waste
Join the Tobacco Control Legal Consortium for a webinar to learn more about the problem of tobacco product waste, relevant environmental principles, and several policy options. Attendees will also learn about various efforts underway to reduce tobacco product waste. The webinar is on Thursday, March 27 from 1-2 pm ET.
In the Spotlight
New Resource: Regulating Pharmacy Tobacco Sales: Massachusetts
This publication, released by the Center for Public Health Systems Science at Washington University in St. Louis, is the second case study in a series of case studies highlighting states and communities that are implementing innovative point-of-sale policies.
This case study outlines the development of local tobacco-free pharmacy policies in Massachusetts and will allow tobacco control partners to:
Click here to download the case study.
Kick Butts Day is Wednesday, March 19
Kick Butts Day Registration is now open for teachers, youth leaders, and health advocates to organize events to raise awareness of the problem of tobacco in their state or community. More information can be found on the Kick Butts Day website.
New Funding Opportunity
Local health departments, please take a look at the following exciting funding opportunity:
CDC Tips From Former Smokers Campaign Released
On February 3, CDC launched its 2014 Tips from Former Smokers (Tips) Campaign - a national tobacco media campaign designed to encourage smokers to quit by featuring former smokers and their long-term health issues as a result of smoking. Click here for more information on the 2014 Tips campaign. Also, take a look at this video showcasing three Tips ad participants and their experiences regarding the Tips campaign.
New CDC Resources on the 50th Anniversary of the Surgeon General's Report