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Public Health Law Center / Tobacco Control Legal Consortium Webinars

The Public Health Law Center's series of webinars for the public health community covers significant and timely topics in public health law and policy. Our presenters include experts in areas such as tobacco control, healthy eating, active living and other obesity prevention work, worksite wellness, and general public health policy development. Each webinar provides specific objectives and substantive resources applicable to public health practitioners, lawyers, advocates and community leaders. The Public Health Law Center, home of the Tobacco Control Legal Consortium, partners with many national health organizations to co-sponsor and contribute to these webinars. 

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Featured Webinar

Taxing E-Cigarettes: Applying a Proven Public Health Tool to Emerging Tobacco Products

Date: 
Thursday, March 28, 2019
Time: 
12:00pm

As a result of the explosion of JUUL products leading to an unprecedented increase in youth e-cigarette use, state and local governments are considering a variety of policy options to regulate this rapidly expanding market. Taxation has proven to be one of the most effective methods to reduce youth cigarette use. To date, however, very few states have enacted e-cigarette taxes. In response to the epidemic of youth use, many states are considering taxing e-cigarettes, but it is still not clear how best to do so.