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A webinar on Understanding Veiled Threats
In the past year, we have seen a renewed effort by groups opposing local tobacco control laws throughout California. This webinar provides an overview of these opposition groups, the tactics they have been using across the state, and ways communities can combat them by using policy and organizing...
Webinar presented March 9, 2016
A webinar about the Point of Sale Playbook
Every year, the tobacco industry spends billions of dollars encouraging people who smoke to continue and persuading nonsmokers, particularly youth, to start smoking. Tobacco companies use most of their marketing budget – nearly $1 million every hour – at the point of sale (POS), making it the...
Webinar presented January 13, 2016
A webinar on Strategies to Improve and Fund Parks
Parks bring numerous benefits to a community. Unfortunately, too many cities, counties, and neighborhoods are "park poor," lacking adequate parks and green spaces to serve residents' needs. Many communities are now looking for ways to expand, improve, and maintain their parks system - the local...
Webinar presented October 7, 2015
A webinar on Addressing Electronic Smoking Devices at the Point of Sale
E-cigarettes, e-hookah, vape pens and other electronic smoking devices continue to expand at the point of sale, both in availability and marketing. These products are largely unregulated and present a both a challenge and an opportunity in Point of Sale (POS) tobacco control efforts. This webinar...
Webinar presented September 25, 2015
A webinar on shared use and safe routes to school
Two strategies that you can use to increase physical activity of children in your community are shared use and safe routes to school (SRTS). Children and youth can bike and walk to school to easily incorporate physical activity into their day. But the number of kids walking and biking to school...
Webinar presented September 22, 2015
A webinar on Group Purchasing to Supply Lower Sodium Foods & Reduce Food Costs
Institutional food purchasing policies are a key way for organizations - particularly those that supply communities with food and food services - to affect healthy food availability and meet an overall demand for lower-sodium products. One cost-saving strategy for implementing healthy change is...
Webinar presented August 31, 2015
A webinar on the business case for sodium reduction
Almost all Americans consume too much salt. Recognizing that excessive sodium consumption can cause both health and economic problems, numerous state and local governments, hospitals, workplaces, and other organizations are focusing their efforts on developing institutional strategies that reduce...
Webinar presented July 28, 2015
A webinar on approaches to reduce access to tobacco products
Tobacco retailer licensing has emerged as one of the most effective and versatile regulatory strategies to reduce youth access and exposure to tobacco products and marketing in the retail environment. This webinar addresses the steps necessary to create and implement an effective tobacco...
Webinar presented June 4, 2015
A webinar series about improving public health
State and local health departments across the country are reducing obesity rates by improving access to healthy foods and increasing opportunities for physical activity. Health departments working in rural communities often have a hard time finding examples of what's working in other rural places.
- Improving access to healthy food in rural stores by Mandi Carringer
- Making rural streets safer for pedestrians and people on bikes by Ray Sharp
- Creating a culture of wellness in schools by Kathleen Hein
- Making healthy food more affordable by Gloria Begay
- Working with state transportation departments to revive rural main streets
Webinar presented May 21, 2015
A webinar on policy options to reduce health inequities in the California Workplace Act
January 1, 2015 marks the 20th anniversary of the start date of California's Smokefree Workplace Act. Although widely considered to be a comprehensive smokefree air law, the California Smokefree Workplace Act still does not prohibit smoking in workplaces such as hotels, cabs of trucks, warehouses...
Webinar presented December 10, 2014