Tobacco Free Volusia Hosts Seminar On How Tobacco Companies Target Youth

By on March 13, 2017 in Community Stories

Volusia County, FL — The Tobacco Free Volusia County Partnership will host a seminar at 4 PM, Monday, March 27, on retail tobacco marketing. The 90-minute seminar will be held at the Florida Department of Health in Volusia County, 1845 Holsonback Dr., Daytona Beach.

John Szabo, Division of Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco special agent, will discuss retail tobacco licensing, monitoring, regulation and sales to minors. He also will answer questions on the tobacco retail environment and how the tobacco industry targets youth.

The Partnership is a county-wide, locally organized group committed to saving lives and improving the overall health and well-being of residents and visitors by reducing and/or eliminating the use of tobacco products. The Partnership is organized to advocate on the local, state and national level for: prevention of the initiation of tobacco use among youth; protection from secondhand smoke, and promotion of tobacco cessation.

The public is encouraged to attend. Meetings are available via conference call (audio only) at 1-888-670-3525, passcode 917 914 7160.

For more information, please contact Kristen Mialki at 386-274-0601 or Kristen.mialki@flhealth.gov.

For free help to quit smoking, call 1-877-U-CAN-NOW or visit TobaccoFreeFlorida.com.

Copyright Southern Stone Communications 2017.

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