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Michigan Hosts Webinar on Tobacco Use and Dependence: Policy, Equity and Treatment

In recognition of the 2014 Great American Smokeout, the University of Michigan SPH, Medical School, and MHealthy Tobacco Consultation Service present a 60-minute webinar on emerging issues in tobacco use and treatment. Objective of the webinar is to increase participants’ knowledge of current issues in tobacco policy, including e-cigarettes and their potential risks, best practices for tobacco treatment, working with underrepresented populations and protocol for lung cancer screening.   Mr. Cliff Douglas, JD, U-M SPH lecturer and director of the U-M Tobacco Research Network, will provide an overview of the Great American Smokeout and the tobacco epidemic including emerging products such as e-cigarettes.  Disparate health impact of tobacco use on underrepresented groups and lung cancer screening will be covered by other speakers.

To register: https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/223572078

More information: http://www.sph.umich.edu/iscr/news_events/event.cfm?ID=3679