Eliminate Tobacco Use Virginia Summit

Last month the Geographic Health Equity Alliance and one of CADCA’s Master Trainers, Dylan Ellerbee, partnered to host a one-day, in- person training workshop for the Eliminate Tobacco Use Virginia Summit. The Eliminate Tobacco Use Initiative is a nationwide initiative to address tobacco use across colleges and universities.

A New Best Practices User Guide: Tobacco Where You Live – Mapping Techniques

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Center for Public Health Systems Science (CPHSS) at the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis published a new addition to the best practice user guide for state tobacco control programs: Tobacco Where You Live – Mapping Techniques.

Tobacco Industry Marketing Tactics to Promote Smokeless Tobacco Use Among Male Youth in Rural Communities

The tobacco industry has a history of targeting populations with focused marketing tactics. These marketing tactics are used across commercial tobacco products to target various groups. Youth that live in rural places, specifically male youth, face cultural pressures to engage in smokeless tobacco product use in addition to the pressure the tobacco industry applies through targeted marketing.

The Policy Playbook for E-Cigarettes: Policy and Advocacy Tools for Communities Addressing E-Cigarette Use

The Public Health Law Center partnered with the Vaping Prevention Resource and the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center to update their 2020 Policy Playbook to version 2.0, released in 2022. The Policy Playbook covers a variety of policy options available at the state and local level to help decrease e-cigarette use.

A Resource Guide for Cancer Coalitions to Policy, Systems and Environmental Change

A new resource guide created by the Comprehensive Cancer Control National Partners provides models and tools to assist with planning and implementing policy, systems and environmental change activities.

Resources to Advance Rural Health and Well-Being in America

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) has compiled a collection of resources that focus on factors that impact health and opportunities in rural communities and advance health equity in America.

Framing Tobacco Disparities: A Collection of Free Messaging Guides for Tobacco Prevention Staff and Partners

ChangeLab Solutions has recently released their collection of Framing Tobacco Disparities resources. These evidence-informed resources are intended to help tobacco prevention and control staff and their partners learn how to frame tobacco-related health disparities messages in ways that reduce racial biases and foster support for effective policy solutions.

The 2022 State of Tobacco Control: Celebrating 20 Years of Progress and Looking Ahead

The American Lung Association (ALA) recently released their 20th annual State of Tobacco Control report. The report highlights state and federal level progress in reducing commercial tobacco use with an emphasis on health disparities related to tobacco use.