Director's Corner

Staying Focused During Times of Uncertainty

We have now entered an era of uncertain federal support for tobacco control programs following 8 years of a federal government that worked to accelerate the decline of tobacco use. As Mike Fiore summarized in the October 13, 2016 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine, smoking rates declined annually about 0.78 percentage points during the Obama presidency, compared with 0.36 under George W. Bush, and 0.28 under Clinton. While many factors contributed to this accelerated decline, federal policies were influential. Read more here...

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