Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Holds 2006 Meeting to Promote Use of State Tobacco Settlement Funds for Prevention and Cessation Programs

    • December 29, 2007

The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids organized and hosted a two-day national meeting October 19–20, 2006, to raise awareness of the need for tobacco prevention funding and to create strategies to make the most of available funds.

Key Results

  • Some 80 tobacco control advocates and 71 tobacco prevention and cessation program managers attended the meeting. Representatives from national partner organizations also attended.

  • Attendees received a CD-ROM that contained seven advocacy tools, designed to help promote funding for tobacco control programs and keep the issue alive for the public and policy makers.