June 5th, 2014
On September 19-20, 2014, the Public Health Advocacy Institute, in conjunction with the Tobacco Control Legal Consortium and Northeastern University School of Law will host a conference for advocates, “50 Years After the Surgeon General’s Report: Accelerating Tobacco Endgame Strategies in the United States, This meeting will provide a blueprint to show which will provide a blueprint to identify laws, regulations and policies that can:
- Reduce smoking rates to near-zero
- Give consumers true freedom of choice by eliminating addiction from the equation
- Consign non-smoker exposure to tobacco smoke to the dustbin of history
- Finally complete the process that began with the 1964 Surgeon General’s Report on Smoking and Health
See the agenda (pdf)
Speakers will include exceptional tobacco control researchers and policy leaders sharing both evidence-based best practices and bold new practices that comprise a true endgame for tobacco products. Confirmed speakers include:
and others (to be announced).
This meeting, the first of its kind in the United States, will highlight federal, state and local actions that will lead to an end to tobacco-caused addiction, death and disease in this country.
Re-imagining tobacco control as a means to truly end a public health problem that still kills more than 400,000 Americans each year is the next chapter in the movement that began 50 years ago when Surgeon General Luther Terry released the first Report on Smoking and Health.
The conference will be held September 19-20 (Fri-Sat) at Northeastern University School of Law in Boston, MA. Online registration will be available soon. To be notified when registration opens and how to register, please enter your information into the form below. You will not be placed on any other lists.