Implementing a City-Level Tobacco Pricing Strategy through Community Health Coalition Advocacy
Learning Areas:Administration, management, leadership
Advocacy for health and health education
Public health or related education
Public health or related laws, regulations, standards, or guidelines
Public health or related public policy
Systems thinking models (conceptual and theoretical models), applications related to public health
Discuss evidence-based tobacco pricing strategies as a tool for local level advocacy to reduce tobacco use. Describe the steps to successful advocacy by a community health coalition for adoption of a tobacco pricing strategy by local level government. Identify key considerations by local governments in adopting a tobacco pricing strategy.
Keyword(s): Tobacco Control, Public Policy
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have worked in Public health for 19 years and have managed multiple federal grants. For the last 14 years I have managed projects, serving as the PI on most of them, using a coalition approach related to healthy communities, including tobacco use, asthma, nutrition, and physical activity. I also serve on my state's tobacco and asthma coalitions and am on my state's American Lung Association Advocacy board.
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.