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Public Health Is Essential Podcast - Live!
Wednesday, August 24, 2022, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM PST
Category: WSPHA Event

The Public Health is Essential Podcast returns! We invite you to join us live on Wednesday August 24 at noon.

In this episode, we will joined by Elaine Ishihara, Director of API Coalition Advocating Together for Health and Penny Lipsou, Washington Government Relations Director at the American Heart Association.

Join them and host Jeff Ketchel for a discussion on decriminalization of youth purchase, use, and possession of tobacco or PUP.

What are the effective and ineffective ways to reduce youth initiation and use of tobacco? Does detaining and IDing of youth suspected of using tobacco make a difference? What about youth of color and LGBTQ+ youth? Questions from the audience are welcome!

And don't worry if you miss the live broadcast, recordings will be made available on our various podcast platforms.