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DOH-Volusia - Tobacco Free Volusia County Partnership Seminar March 27

By Holly Smith

March 13, 2017

Volusia County, Fla. - The Tobacco Free Volusia County Partnership will host a seminar at 4 p.m., Monday, March 27, on retail tobacco marketing. The 90-minute seminar will be held at the Florida Department of Health in Volusia County, 1845 Holsonback Dr., Daytona Beach.

John Szabo, Division of Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco special agent, will discuss retail tobacco licensing, monitoring, regulation and sales to minors. He also will answer questions on the tobacco retail environment and how the tobacco industry targets youth.

The Partnership is a county-wide, locally organized group committed to saving lives and improving the overall health and wellbeing of residents and visitors by reducing and/or eliminating the use of tobacco products. The Partnership is organized to advocate on the local, state and national level for: prevention of the initiation of tobacco use among youth; protection from secondhand smoke, and promotion of tobacco cessation.

The public is encouraged to attend. Meetings are available via conference call (audio only) at 1-888-670-3525, passcode 917 914 7160.

For more information, please contact Kristen Mialki at 386-274-0601 or chd64webmaster@flhealth.gov.

For free help to quit smoking, call 1-877-U-CAN-NOW or visit TobaccoFreeFlorida.com.

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*Editor's note: Tobacco Free Florida's and DOH-Volusia's assistance with local tobacco free policy efforts are not lobbying but are services to build awareness and support of jurisdictional voluntary initiatives to improve the health of Floridians.

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