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Webinar: Smoking is Ruff on Pets and Children: Dangers of Secondhand Smoke

03.12.20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

One cigarette can contain almost 600 ingredients and when burned, that same cigarette releases over 7000 chemicals. While cigarette smoke can cause a myriad of problems to adult smokers such as heart disease, pulmonary disease, asthma and lung cancer, secondhand and thirdhand smoke can cause a host of problems to both pets and children. This webinar will guide participants through the dangers and potential health problems associated with cigarette smoke and e-cigarette aerosol on kids and animals, and encourage participants…

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POSTPONED Webinar: Not Your Father’s (or Mother’s) HelpLine! An Update on Exciting Changes to the Maine Tobacco HelpLine

03.18.20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Update (3/17/2020): Please note that this webinar has been postponed to a later date - we will notify registrants when the new date has been selected. In addition to the traditional pathways to treatment that have helped Maine residents to quit tobacco since 2001, some new, innovative barrier-free technologies and processes have been added to the Maine Tobacco HelpLine (MTHL) services Join us to learn about the HelpLine’s new text-to-quit, web-based treatment, online self-registration and other innovations. The core telephone-based…

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CANCELLED: Addressing Nicotine and Tobacco use through prevention, policy and treatment initiatives

03.31.20 @ 7:45 am - 12:15 pm
MaineHealth, 110 Free Street
Portland, Maine 04101
110 Free Street. Portland, Maine

Updated 3/17/2020: In response to COVID-19, the MaineHealth Center for Tobacco Independence is  closely monitoring the recommendations from both the Maine CDC as well as MaineHealth, and we are acting in accordance with these  guidelines as we decide how to best move forward with our scheduled trainings.  Our number one priority the health and safety of our staff and the participants of our trainings.  The following trainings have been canceled: Addressing Nicotine and Tobacco Use through Prevention, Policy and Treatment…

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