3093.0 Leveling the Playing Field: Social Injustice and Tobacco

Monday, November 8, 2010: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
As the major cause of preventable death in the US, smoking has significant health, social justice , and economic components. Second-hand smoke exposure is increasingly recognized as an additional burden to each of these components. This session will focus on efforts to deal with second-hand smoke exposure among populations and in venues where interventions are most difficult, but can have greatest positive impact.
Session Objectives: Discuss social justice issues related to second-hand smoke exposure Describe the effects of second-hand smoke exposure as it relates to various venues and populations

Your paycheck or your health: Secondhand smoke in casinos
Annie Tegen, MPH and Cynthia Hallett, MPH
A social justice approach to tobacco policy advocacy
Maureen Sedonaen, MBA, Jennifer Juras, PhD and Amanda Cue, MPH

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs
Endorsed by: Community Health Planning and Policy Development

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)