Tobacco control policy at the national and local levels
Learning Areas:Public health or related laws, regulations, standards, or guidelines
Public health or related public policy
Public health or related research
Describe the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's authority under the Tobacco Control Act and the steps that the FDA has taken to regulate tobacco products in the 4 years since passage of the Act. Discuss the resources (including the FDA, the Consortium, and other national, state, and local public health professionals) that are available to help the public health community determine where to focus its efforts. Identify action opportunities to support, inform and encourage FDA action on tobacco to promote public health. Evaluate state and local experiences with tobacco control policies to inform and strengthen federal regulation of tobacco products.
Keyword(s): Tobacco, Policy/Policy Development
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I work in the Office of the Center Director at the Food and Drug Administrationâs Center for Tobacco Products and is responsible for educating stakeholders about the Tobacco Control Act, working to get them engaged with the agency and identifying ways in which the public health community and the FDA can support each other's tobacco control efforts.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.