Webinar: Who's STILL Smoking With The Enemy?
Wednesday, November 3, 2010
Posted by: Natalia Gromov
80-90% of all African American smokers, smoke menthol cigarettes...
The Food and Drug Administration is currently considering whether to ban the use of menthol in cigarettes. This is an unprecedented moment in the history of tobacco control that will have huge implications for the African American community.
Please join the African American Tobacco Control Leadership Council (AATCLC) for a vitally important educational webinar: Who's Still Smoking with the Enemy, AND what you can do about it.
When: Monday, Nov. 15th, 2010 from 11:00am to 12:30pm (PST)
Presenters and Topics
Carol McGruder, Co-Chairperson AATCLC
California Speaker Emeritus Karen Bass, Representative-Elect 33rd Congressional District (Invited) John A. Payton, President and Director-Council of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund (Invited)
Phillip Gardiner, Dr. P.H., University of California Office of the President's Tobacco Related Disease Research Program
The Food and Drug Administration, Menthol Cigarettes and the African American Community
Valerie Yerger, N.D. University of California, San Francisco
Who's Still Smoking with the Enemy: Congress On Racial Equality (CORE), National Organization of Black Law Enforcement (NOBLE), and the National Black Chamber of Commerce (NBCC)
You will receive Webinar URL
and access code on November 10th!
This is the first in a series webinars and educational forums presented by the AATCLC.
Saving Black Lives,
Carol McGruder, Co-Chair
African American Tobacco Control Leadership Council