Webinar: Regulating Menthol Tobacco Products: The Current Policy Landscape (2016)

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Wednesday, February 24, 2016

In this webinar, presenters describe litigation developments, the federal regulatory picture, and the national policy landscape in 2016, highlighting two active jurisdictions: Chicago, where enforcement has begun on its 2013 ordinance restricting the sale of flavored tobacco products within 500 feet of all city schools; and Minnesota, where the state health department and two cities are employing various approaches to reduce the use of menthol and other flavored tobacco products.

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  • Melissa Buenger, Chicago Department of Public Health
  • Laura Oliven, Minnesota Department of Health
  • Lara Pratt, Minneapolis Department of Health & Family Support
  • Michael Freiberg, Tobacco Control Legal Consortium


  • Joelle Lester, Tobacco Control Legal Consortium


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