Banning Menthol and Other Flavored Tobacco: Now is the Time!

03/02/2021
10:00 AM
11:15 AM

Description

This session will give a brief overview of how Big Tobacco continues to target menthol/flavored tobacco to African American and other priority populations. Points of discussion will include current efforts supporting menthol bans and how to counter arguments against menthol/flavor bans. Participants will be given an introduction to how they can initiate/support menthol flavor bans in their communities.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this session, participants will be able to:

1) This session will give a brief overview of how Big Tobacco continues to target menthol/flavored tobacco to African American and other priority populations. Points of discussion will include current efforts supporting menthol bans and how to counter arguments against menthol/flavor bans. Participants will be given an introduction to how they can initiate/support menthol flavor bans in their communities.

2) nderstand the importance of using pro-health messaging to counter Big Tobacco's campaign against flavor bans

3) Identify and understand the the steps to building community coalition support for menthol/flavored tobacco bans

31st Annual National Leadership Forum & SAMHSA's 17th Prevention Day

Presenters

Michael Scott
Chronic Disease Program Manager
The Center for Black Health & Equity