Public Health Policy Change Webinars

The Public Health Law Center's series of webinars for the public health community covers significant and timely topics in public health law and policy. Our presenters include experts in areas such as tobacco control, healthy eating, active living and other obesity prevention work, worksite wellness, and general public health policy development. Each webinar provides specific objectives and substantive resources applicable to public health practitioners, lawyers, advocates and community leaders.

The webinars run for 90 minutes and include presentations by at least three leading experts that examine the topic from different angles. The presentation concludes with an interactive Question and Answer session where participants may submit questions directly to panelists.

The Public Health Law Center, home of the Tobacco Control Legal Consortium, partners with many national health organizations, several of which are co-sponsors on our webinars. As leaders in their fields, these organizations provide additional insight and take-away skills on the topic at hand.

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Featured Webinar

Addressing Tobacco Use in Residential Care Settings: Policies & Priorities

Thu, 06/30/2016

Over the last 25 years, both the U.S. and Canada have seen a large increase in smoke- and tobacco-free environments, including public places, workplaces, multi-unit apartment buildings and affordable housing.  State and local tobacco control laws often exempt residential care settings, including assisted living, adult foster care, nursing homes and similar environments, where many of the most vulnerable members of society live and where a disproportionate number of residents (and staff) either use tobacco products or are exposed to secondhand smoke.

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