P² Collaborative of Western New York held its first quarterly meeting of 2015 at Templeton Landing on March 20. The quarterly meeting topic was “Tobacco Control of WNY: Successes, Challenges and Services.” The guest speakers included Anthony Billoni, M.S., from Tobacco-Free Western New York; Jenna Brinkworth, B.S., from Tobacco-Free Erie-Niagara; Patricia Bax, R.N., M.S., from New York State Smokers’ Quitline and Roswell Park Cessation Services; and Pat Hysert, B.A., M.T. (ASCP) from Just Breathe Tobacco Assessment and Cessation Services at Roswell Park.
The meeting had nearly 75 attendees all eager to learn how to control, and reduce the use of tobacco in Western New York. The presentation featured information on tobacco research, new treatment approaches for smoking cessation, policy impacts, tobacco product marketing, counter-marketing, and regulation.
For more information on the March quarterly meeting, visit http://www.p2wny.org/psup2-news--blog/march-quarterly-meeting-tobacco-control-of-wny-successes-challenges-and-services, or view the entire presentation here http://www.p2wny.org/events.html.