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[Free Webinar] Hookah Lounges Today. Marijuana or E-cigarette Lounges Tomorrow?

 

 

English: Teenagers at a hookah lounge

English: Teenagers at a hookah lounge (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

 

 

From the description at Northwest Center for Public Health Practice

 

In this one hour webinar  which is part of the Hot Topics series, representatives from four health jurisdictions in Washington State discuss their experiences developing policies and enforcing laws to promote smoke-free air in public places.

Air date: December 17, 2013

[recording will be freely available after Dec 17]

Learning Objectives

  • Describe how public health agencies are being challenged by the presence of hookah lounges, vapor-producing products, and possibly marijuana lounges.
  • List effective public policy or enforcement strategies for combating hookah lounges, vapor-producing products, and potential marijuana lounges.
  • List three considerations when deciding whether to take legal proceedings against an establishment for violating Smoking in Public Places laws.

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Intended Audience

Local, state, and tribal public health practitioners; board of health members; health department legal counsel

Slides and Resources

 

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December 14, 2013 - Posted by | environmental health, Public Health | , , , , ,

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