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Northwest Center for Public Health Practice

Public Health Training, Research, and Evaluation for the Northwest

Next Hot Topics Webinar: Vaping Trends and Policies

December 3, 2019
Photo of the lower quarter of a man's face blowing out smoke, while he holds a vape pen.

The next session of Hot Topics in Practice reviews vaping-related products, health impacts, and prevention efforts underway in Washington State.

Are you struggling to keep up with the recent outpouring of news about vaping? Join the December session of Hot Topics in Practice for a comprehensive update on vaping-related products, health impacts, and prevention efforts underway in Washington State.

This one-hour presentation will review current trends in vaping use, particularly among youth, and the latest science on the health effects of vapor products. The presenters will also provide an update on the ongoing national investigation into Vaping-Associated Lung Injury and the broader efforts to address the youth vaping epidemic in Washington State. The presentation will conclude with a discussion about various executive and legislative actions already taken and being considered—such as flavor bans and age restrictions—to protect youth.

Register today to get up to speed on the latest public health actions for protecting youth from the harms of vaping, both today and in the future.

Clearing the Air on Youth Vaping

Date: December 18, 2019, noon to 1:00 p.m. (PT)

Intended Audiences

Local, state, and tribal public health professionals; community-based organizations working with youth

Presenters

Kathy Lofy, MD, State Health Officer, Washington State Department of Health

Lacy Fehrenbach, MPH, CPH, Assistant Secretary for Prevention and Community Health, Washington State Department of Health

 

About Hot Topics in Practice

Hot Topics in Practice is a monthly webinar forum to discuss issues affecting public health practice.