A new Smoke-free rule webinar titled “New Opportunities: Smokefree Multi-Unit Housing and Tobacco Cessation Policy” will take place on Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at 2 pm ET. It is jointly hosted by the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and the American Lung Association. The webinar will explore “the intersection of smoke-free multi-unit housing and tobacco cessation policies.” The presentation will discuss the smoke-free rule and the importance of a smoke-free development from a public health perspective. It will also discuss connecting residents to appropriate treatments and provide resources and tools to improve tobacco cessation benefits.
Speakers include the following:
- Ernest Hawk, M.D., MPH – Vice President and Division Head for Cancer Prevention and Population Sciences at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center;
- Harold Wimmer – National President and CEO, American Lung Association;
- Saqi Maleque Cho DrPH, MSPH – Manager of Policy, Research, and Health Promotion, National Center for Health in Public Housing; and
- Simon McNabb – Senior Policy Advisor, Office on Smoking and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Registration for this webinar can be found here.