3059.0 Tobacco control

Monday, November 8, 2010: 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Despite significant public health advancements and achievements, tobacco-related deaths continue to plague the nation. This presentation focuses on tobacco-control and prevention activities in various public health settings,
Session Objectives: 1. Discuss evidence-based practices used in tobacco prevention and control. 2. Compare and contrast smoke-free policies and legislation.

Analysis of community determinants of smokefree policies in the United States
Sreenivas P. Veeranki, MD, MPH, Hadii Mamudu, MPA, PhD, Tiana Epps-Johnson, MSc and Yi He, MPH
Putting CDC's Best Practices into practice
Sarah Moreland-Russell, MPH, Laura Brossart, Sarah Schell, Anneke Mohr, Kendre Israel, MSW and Megan Multack
Political climate and smoke-free laws in rural communities: Views from elected officials and community advocates
Mary Kay Rayens, PhD, Nancy L. York, PhD, RN, CNE, Sarah Adkins, MS, Erin Kaufman, MPH and Ellen Hahn, DNS, RN

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

Organized by: Public Health Education and Health Promotion
Endorsed by: Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs, Social Work