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Centering Youth Voice to Amplify Tobacco & Nicotine Prevention Efforts Webinar & Resources

Publication Date: May 11, 2021

Region 8 Adolescent and Young Adult Health Workgroup Webinar & Resources: Centering Youth Voice to Amplify Tobacco & Nicotine Prevention Efforts 

On February 25 the Region 8 Adolescent and Young Adult Health Workgroup hosted a webinar on youth tobacco use “Centering Youth Voice to Amplify Tobacco and Nicotine Prevention Efforts.”  The webinar highlighted information from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and UpRISE, Colorado's social justice youth tobacco control movement. Devin Koontz, Lead Health Communications Specialist with the FDA, covered the history of the FDA’s role in nicotine and tobacco product regulation.  Dr. Heather Kennedy, UpRISE Program Manager, discussed how youth in the UpRISE program engage with social justice work and led the participants through a 5 Whys root cause analysis process.

Webinar: Centering Youth Voice to Amplify Tobacco and Nicotine Prevention Efforts 

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