Webinar: Preemption and Health Advocacy
Wednesday, November 28, 2018
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM ET
Join us on this free 1-hour webinar! Learn about the history of preemption and understand how preemption relates to tobacco control and other health policies. Presenters will share their experiences, answer questions, and discuss advocacy strategies.
Workshop: Working with the Media - Paducah
Wednesday, December 5, 2018
12:30 PM- 3:00 PM (Central Time)
McCracken County Public Library
555 Washington Street
Paducah, Kentucky 42003
Join us for this free in-person workshop in Paducah, Kentucky.
The Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky is offering a workshop to help nonprofit organizations and coalitions work effectively with the media to improve news coverage of their efforts.
• Establish a basic understanding of media messaging.
• Identify pre-interview preparation techniques.
• Learn key strategies for a media interview.
• Understand the basics of an effective news release.
Next Generation Tobacco: The Impact of E-Cigarettes on Kentucky's Future Health
Monday December 10, 2018
8:30 AM- 12:00 PM
Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky
1640 Lyndon Farm Court
Louisville, KY 40223
The Coalition for a Smoke-Free Tomorrow will host a half-day conference in Louisville on Monday, December 10, to explore the latest evidence about the health impact of these devices. In addition, the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky and Kentucky Youth Advocates will release at the conference a focus group report regarding Kentucky youth attitudes and perceptions about e-cigarettes.
Speakers at the "Next Generation Tobacco: The Impact of E-Cigarettes on Kentucky's Future Health" conference will discuss who is using e-cigarettes, vapes, and other Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS) in Kentucky, and the potential policies for preventing disease and illness associated with them. In particular, speakers will focus on the role of flavors in encouraging underage vaping, the extent to which ENDS actually help people quit smoking, what's in ENDS and whether they are a safer alternative to combustible cigarettes, and the evidence that ENDS are a gateway to smoking for youth and young adults.
The conference is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 10, 2018, in the training room at the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky The conference is free, but registration is required.
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