In some states, smoking rates are reaching historic lows. But in many other states, smoking rates are still high. In this Web conference, we learned from state legislators and other experts about the innovative strategies enabling some states to dramatically cut the number of smokers—and reduce the burden of smoking-related chronic diseases.
Corinne Husten, MD, MPH, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Ursula Bauer, PhD, director, Tobacco Control Program, New York State Department of Health
Assemblyman Pete Grannis, New York
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