3205.1 The Bars, Booze, and Butts: the Interplay of Alcohol and Tobacco

Monday, October 31, 2011: 12:30 PM
This session examines the interplay of smoking and alcohol from the perspective of associations between smoking and alcohol use; the impact of smoking cessation interventions on alcohol use; and the effect of smokefree policies in bars on alcohol use and alchol-related activities.
Session Objectives: Describe the association between tobacco and alcohol use. Discuss two different smoking cessation intervention strategies and their effects on alcohol use. Discuss the effects of smokefree policies in bars on alcohol use and alcohol-related crime.
Pamela Ling, MD, MPH

12:30 PM
Tobacco and Alcohol Use among Young Adults Attending Bars
Nan Jiang, PhD and Pamela Ling, MD, MPH
12:50 PM
Targeting trendsetters to reduce smoking among young adults in bars
Pamela Ling, MD, MPH, Jeff Jordan, MA, Torsten B. Neilands, PhD and Stanton A. Glantz, PhD
1:10 PM
Effects of smoking cessation intervention on alcohol consumption among African American light smokers
Mandy Stahre, MPH, Traci L. Toomey, PhD, Darin J. Erickson, PhD, Kola Okuyemi, MD, MPH and Jasjit Ahluwalia, MD
1:30 PM
Does banning smoking in bars and restaurants increase alcohol-related crime?
Elizabeth G. Klein, PhD, MPH, Jean Forster, PhD, MPH, Traci L. Toomey, PhD, Darin J. Erickson, PhD and Natalie Collins, MPH

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

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH) , Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)