Successes and challenges in tobacco control in California: Strategies from a quarter century
Learning Areas:Advocacy for health and health education
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Public health or related public policy
Public health or related research
Describe the latest data on California's current challenges in tobacco use with youth and emerging adults. Discuss prior successes in California’s fight to curb tobacco use via its comprehensive program based on social norm change Describe successful strategies that can help other States and nations facing similar tobacco control challenges Identify at least three out of seven strategies to help achieve a tobacco-free California and a tobacco-free world. These may include: 1) Raising the Tobacco Tax to Maintain and Advance Progress toward a Tobacco-Free California; 2) Strengthening the Tobacco Control Infrastructure; 3) Achieving Equity in All Aspects of Tobacco Control among California's Diverse Populations 4) Minimizing the Impacts of Tobacco Use on People and the Environment; 5) Preventing Tobacco Use Initiation; 6) Increasing Tobacco Use Cessation; 7) Minimizing Tobacco Industry Influence and Activities.
Keyword(s): Advocacy, Policy/Policy Development
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have been working in tobacco control for over 20 years. I am a member of TEROC. I am also member of the Dissemination Subcommittee; charged by committee members with the responsibility of this submission on behalf of the State of California Tobacco Education and Research Oversight Committee (TEROC)
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.