Where We Stand 20 Years After the Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement: Legacy and Loose Ends

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Date: 
Thursday, December 6, 2018
Time: 
12:00pm

The 1998 Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement (MSA) is an accord reached between the state Attorneys General of 46 states, five U.S. territories, the District of Columbia and the four largest cigarette manufacturers in America concerning the advertising, marketing, promotion of cigarettes, and compensation for health-care costs connected to tobacco-related illness. To commemorate the 20th anniversary of this historic agreement, this webinar will review the settlement’s legacy, describe the relationship between the MSA and other monumental tobacco control developments, and explore the many opportunities for future tobacco control work.

Time:
12:00 - 1:30 p.m., Central Time

Presenters:
Cathy Callaway, Director, State and Local Campaigns, American Cancer Society-Cancer Action Network
Justin Wood, Oklahoma Government Relations Director, American Cancer Society-Cancer Action Network
Thomas Carr, National Director, Policy, American Lung Association
Meg Riordan, Vice President, Research, Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids
Michael Hering, Chief Counsel, NAAG Center for Tobacco and Public Health
Tamara Schlinger, Staff Counsel, NAAG Center for Tobacco and Public Health
Joelle Lester, Director of Tobacco Control, Public Health Law Center

Webinar co-sponsors:
Public Health Law Center/Tobacco Control Legal Consortium
American Cancer Society-Cancer Action Network.
American Heart Association
American Lung Association
Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids
National Association of Attorneys General
Truth Initiative