Items of Interest
MDQuit has published an article on an evaluation of our Breaking the Habit in Behavioral Health (BH2) training in the journal Translational Behavioral Medicine (TBM).
TBM featured this article in their blog. Click here to read our blog post!
The FDA's Center for Tobacco Products Exchange Lab provides evidence-based print materials, web content and videos for tobacco education. Print materials can be ordered for free from their website.
The Truth Initiative has launched a text message based e-cigarette program. This program is evidence informed and was developed with input from teens and young adults who have tried to quit e-cigarettes in order to develop tailored messages for this age group. The text messaging program also acts as a resource for parents who are looking to help their children who vape.
Legislative Preview: Maryland General Assembly 2019
A free webinar on the Maryland legislative process and proposed tobacco legislation
"Legislative Black Caucus will push to raise the age for buying tobacco to 21 in Maryland"
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) estimates that underage e-cigarette use is reaching epidemic proportions as 2 million middle and high school students were current users in 2017. In response, the FDA is launching “The Real Cost” Youth E-Cigarette Prevention Campaign, a new, comprehensive effort aimed at educating kids about the dangers of e-cigarettes.