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Riding the Vape Train: Pairing Comprehensive TRL with Flavored Tobacco Bans

Date: 
Tuesday, August 25, 2020
Time: 
12:00 p.m. Central Time

The Youth Vaping Epidemic has generated increased urgency for comprehensive tobacco control policy in the retail environment. Flavored tobacco bans provide opportunities for local jurisdictions to create new or bolstered tobacco retail licensing (TRL) policies. The chance to amend or create new TRLs allows jurisdictions to regulate minimum pack size, minimum price, and product discounting--the tobacco industry’s number one marketing technique. Cheap, small packs of tobacco products disproportionately target new users, youth, and low socioeconomic populations.

Eliminating Sugary Drinks in a Large Health System: Leveraging Data for Systems Change

Date: 
Wednesday, August 26, 2020
Time: 
1:00 p.m. Central Time

A growing movement of hospitals and health systems in the U.S. have stopped selling sugary drinks or reduced their availability in favor of healthier alternatives. Healthier food and beverage environments in hospitals align with their health-focused mission, can have a measurable impact on employee health, and spur action among other employers and organizations.