September 21: Tobacco Free Tuesday

Tobacco Free Tuesdays Tuesday, September 21st at 10 AM Tobacco + Mental Health and Substance Use Conditions Register now for our Tobacco Free Tuesday webinar September 21st at 10 AM with Tamanna Patel, Director of the National Council for Mental Wellbeing. Ms. Patel will be talking about one of our highest priority populations– individuals with mental health and substance…

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Fourth Annual National Public Health-Youth Prevention-Marijuana Virtual Summit

2021 National Public Health & Youth Prevention-Marijuana Summit Register today! September 28-29, 2021 National and local experts discuss the public health issues you should be thinking about! Submit an Abstract We are now accepting abstracts. If you are interested in participating in the summit as a speaker, now is your chance. The National Public Health &…

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Counter Tools POS Tobacco Marketing Photo Contest

Each year, Counter Tools hosts a Point-of-Sale Tobacco Marketing Photo Contest through our project CounterTobacco.org to capture the tobacco industry’s marketing tactics in the retail environment. With safety in mind, this fall we decided to postpone the contest. But the tobacco industry hasn’t taken a break during the pandemic – they’ve just used this as…

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Counter Tools Webinar

Hello VA POST users,    Please join Counter Tools for an upcoming series of one-hour training webinars about the Point of Sale Toolkit (POST) in May, the site accessible at https://va.countertools.org/. These webinars are open to current POST users in any state and are best suited for users who are starting out in POST or who would like a refresher on core features of the site. They…

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NASADAD Synar Overview Document

From NASADAD: We are pleased to announce the release of a new resource, “An Overview of the Synar Provision: History, Impact of Tobacco 21 Legislation, and Recommendations.” Since passage of the federal tobacco 21 law in December 2019, we have received many questions related to the law’s impact on Synar. This document offers background on…

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Counter Tools Webinar Recording and Infographic links

Thank you to those who were able to attend our webinar on Tuesday. The recording and slides are now available in your VA POST resources Dropbox folder. You can access the personalized infographic PDFs for every CSB here: bit.ly/VAPOSTinfographics. If you are unable to access Dropbox or you are interested in a different file format, you can reach…

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REMINDER! Counter Tools webinar!

Counter Tools is excited to launch new personalized infographics based on your assessment data collected using the Point of Sale Toolkit (POST). Learn more about these infographics and see a demonstration of two brand new POST features on February 16th at 1:30 PM. We will also use breakout rooms to practice communicating why tobacco point-of-sale…

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Vaping Prevention Resource

Good Morning, Truth Initiative sent this out so I thought I’d pass it along.  Please feel free to share with your community stakeholders.   https://www.tobaccofreekids.org/what-we-do/us/statereport/virginia   Have a great weekend! Colleen

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