Tobacco use remains the leading cause of premature and preventable death in our nation, responsible for 443,000 deaths each year because of cigarette smoking and exposure to secondhand smoke. Smoking-related illness in the United States costs $96 billion each year in medical costs and $97 billion in lost productivity due to premature mortality.
Join us on Tuesday, November 20 at 12:00 PM ET to find out how one state works with diverse partners to prevent tobacco use. This 45-minute webinar will be led by the HHS Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health, Dr. Howard Koh, who will be joined by Dr. Edward Sondik, Director, National Center for Health Statistics. The Webinar will include a roundtable discussion on the importance of tobacco prevention.