Maryland's Tobacco Resource Center - Linking Professionals to Best Practices

MDQuit Webinar -- Harm Reduction: Reducing Illness Caused by Smoking

Tuesday, June 25, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Harm Reduction: Reducing Illness
Caused by Smoking


Tuesday, June 25, 2019
1:00 - 2:00 pm

The elimination of smoking has been a long-term goal for public health. However, there continue to be smokers who struggle to give up the smoking habit and nicotine addiction. This webinar will review strategies that can reduce the harm from smoking and smoke exposure to loved ones.

These include:
 

- lowering the nicotine content of cigarettes
- reducing the number of cigarettes smoked
- transitioning nicotine delivery systems

 

The webinar will review the literature on the impact of harm reduction on health outcomes and among special populations. We will also discuss the pros and cons of harm reduction among smokers.

 

Please register using the link below and follow the instructions in the registration email. 
https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7462104341701696013

 

This webinar is supported by funds from the Maryland Department of Health Center for Tobacco Prevention and Control and the Behavioral Health Administration