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Register for FREE Webinar on March 20, 2013 from SCLC and Legacy

Thursday, March 7, 2013  
Posted by: Natalia Gromov

The Smoking Cessation Leadership Center (SCLC) and Legacy are pleased to invite you to a free webinar, "Tales of the City: Banning Tobacco Sales in San Francisco Pharmacies,"on March 20, 2013 at 2pm Eastern Time (90 minutes).

We are honored to have Mitchell Katz, MD, Director of Los Angeles County Department of Health Services, and former Director of San Francisco's Public Health Department.SCLC Director, Steven Schroeder, MD, will be the moderator for this webinar.

Webinar objectives:

  • Understand the toll of tobacco and pharmacists' role in public health and tobacco cessation interventions
  • Describe the first ban of tobacco sales in San Francisco community pharmacies, including the political, economic, and legal objections
  • Illustrate future implications for community pharmacies and tobacco control, and lessons learned for other municipalities

Register Now! Visit the SCLC website for registration instructions.


The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians and allied health professionals.

UCSF designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Participants who join the LIVE session, on March 20, 2013, are eligible to earn up to 1.5 CME/CEU credits for a fee of $25 per CME/CEU certificate. Physicians and allied health professionals should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the webinar activity. Nurses, pharmacists, social workers, and other allied health professionals may also claim CE credits.

Don't need to claim CME/CEUs? SCLC issues free certificates of attendance for those who want contact hours only.

Please feel free to forward this announcement to your colleagues. For questions, contact Jennifer Matekuare, SCLC Operations Manager, at, or call toll-free (877) 509-3786. This webinar will be recorded and may be viewed online on the Smoking Cessation Leadership Center's website after the presentation.

For more information, contact:

Jennifer Matekuare
Operations Manager
Smoking Cessation Leadership Center
University of California, at San Francisco
415.502.8880 Office

Source: Legacy

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