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Tobacco-free College Campus Initiative: Mobilizing Your University to Go Smoke-free!

The Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE) is hosting the Tobacco-Free College Campus Initiative (TFCCI) on a webinar on October 13 at 2 p.m. Eastern, to discuss the Tobacco-Free Campus movement at whole, the importance that Public Health universities and programs play in the future, and current opportunities to facilitate this: The Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE) urges you to join the Tobacco-Free College Campus Initiative (TFCCI) for this free webinar to learn better how you can inspire your peers to action and get decision-makers to change policy. Specifically, the 1DayStand campaign is an opportunity for college and university campuses to quit tobacco for the day in celebration of the American Cancer Society’s Great American SmokeOut on November 19. Learn about the development process, the specific actions you can take, and the free resources available to help you take a 1DayStand against tobacco! Register to attend here.

The Initiative collaborates closely with the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH) as well as academic leaders, public health advocates, students, researchers, and other concerned citizens across the U.S. to accelerate the elimination of tobacco use on college campuses everywhere. The Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health (OASH) and ASPPH have tasked ASPPH-member institutions with committing to the promotion of a 100 percent smoke-free or tobacco-free policy at their institution. CECH and CPH credits will be available.