Leveraging Partnerships to Promote Tobacco Prevention and Control at the State, Local, and Tribal Levels
This webinar, presented by the National Association of Local Boards of Health (NALBOH), is designed for board of health members and other public health professionals advocating for tobacco use prevention and control. Presenters will focus on how they have leveraged partnerships within their state to advance specific tobacco programming. Presenters in Utah will focus on how state and local health department tobacco prevention staff worked for 18 months to jointly redefine relationships and a statewide strategic plan for tobacco prevention and control. The presentation from Oklahoma will highlight lessons learned on building a strong partnership between a tribal nation, a local tobacco control program, and the state health department to address tobacco issues. Click here to view webinar.
What to Expect: A Look into Tobacco Control Policies and the Opposition
This webinar is designed for board of health members, health agency staff, and tobacco control advocates working on local tobacco control policies. Presenters will discuss strategies for pursuing a tobacco control policy while facing opposition at the community level. Specific insight will be provided from a Community Putting Prevention to Work (CPPW) grantee in Linn County, Iowa.
Bronson Frick, Americans for Nonsmokers' Rights,
Jill Roeder, Linn County, IA Health Department,
Brian Murphy, Linn County, IA Board of Health. Click here to view webinar.
"Economic decline from smoke-free air policies? Informing local policymakers with data" In communities that are working on smoke-free air policies, it can often be heard that businesses are afraid that the policy will cause them to lose revenue. Do smoke-free air laws negatively affect the local economy? View this educational webinar, hosted by the National Association of Local Boards of Health (NALBOH) to learn what the data really show and how to use the information to advocate for smoke-free air. Presenters:
Brian A. King, PhD, MPH-Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,
Jon Macy, PhD, MPH-Indiana University,
Ellen Hahn, PhD, RN-University of Kentucky and the Kentucky Center for Smoke-Free Policy. View the archived webinar.
On February 23, 2010 ET, NALBOH offered a webinar for board of health members and other public health professionals on how the new Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act law directly impacts local authority to control tobacco marketing. The presentation was conducted by Maggie Mahoney, JD and Warren Ortland, JD from the Tobacco Control Legal Consortium. View the presentation slides.
On September 28, 2009 and October 13, 2009 NALBOH offered a webinar for board of health members and health department staff about emerging tobacco products. The webinar was presented by staff at the American Legacy Foundation, and the PowerPoint presentation is now available. Click "Emerging Tobacco Products: New Products, Same Targets” to view or download the presentation.