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Meetings and events that CWTFC will have representation at this month are listed below. If you wish to attend or would like more information about those contact Jenna Flynn at Jenna.Flynn@co.marathon.wi.us or 715-261-1931.
SAVE THE DATE | NEXT CWTFC MEETING
Friday, March 1 | 10:00AM-12:00PM | Portage County Health and Human Services
Northwoods Coalition | February 4, 2019 | 10:00AM-3:00PM | North Ridge Church, 1021 W. McMillan St. Marshfield
Marathon County AOD Partnership | February 5, 2019 | 11:30AM-1:00PM | North Central Technical College | To Follow: 1:30PM-4:30PM Part 1 of 4-Part Series | Marijuana & Youth
To Register Click HERE | Additional Details Below
Safe Kids Wood County | February 7, 2019 | 12:00PM-1:00PM | Marshfield Clinic 2nd Laird Building, Room ML2B
Portage County Alliance for Youth (PCAY) | February 8, 2019 | 8:00AM-9:00AM
2018 Coalition Highlights & News
WSAW Channel 7 completed a story on the state of tobacco in Wisconsin. To view this story click HERE.
CWTFC is partnering with Marathon County Adverse Childhood Experiences Collaborative on March 4 to present on disparate populations affected by tobacco. No registration required. Details below.
American Lung Association Releases Its State of Tobacco Control Report
To read the full press release click HERE.
2018 Youth Tobacco Survey Data is Released
Wisconsin Department of Health Services Issues Public Health Advisory on Youth E-Cigarette Use
According to the 2018 Youth Tobacco Survey data, 1 in 9 middle school students have tried e-cigarettes, and 1 in 5 high school students currently use them. 20.1% of Wisconsin high school students and 4.1% of middle school students currently use e-cigarettes. Read the full advisory HERE.
FDA Says Juul and Altria Not Sticking to Pledge to Stop Teen Vaping
The FDA says the e-cigarette maker Juul and tobacco company Altria are backing down on their pledge to keep e-cigarettes out of the hands of teens. Read the full story HERE.
FDA Inaction on E-Cigarette Use Puts Teens’ Lives at Risk
The FDA inaction on e-cigarettes is putting teens’ health and lives at risk, according to a new report by the American Lung Association. Read the full story HERE.
Did You Know?
Did you know that February is American Heart Month? Heart disease can happen to anyone. Many of the conditions and behaviors that put people at risk for heart disease are appearing at younger ages including obesity, diabetes, physical inactivity, and smoking. Smoking can lead to heart disease by damaging blood vessels. Learn how to quit smoking.