April 29 – Tobacco Prevention Advocacy Day at the Statehouse

Make plans to join Ohio Tobacco Control Partners for Tobacco Prevention Advocacy Day at the Ohio Statehouse on Wednesday, April 29, to meet with legislators and urge them to create strong tobacco prevention and cessation policies. Representatives from the AMCNO have already signed up for this event and we encourage additional members to consider signing up as well. Tobacco cessation and prevention is an important issue – this is an opportunity to meet with your legislators to discuss issues regarding tobacco-related health issues and discuss the importance of increasing the cigarette and other tobacco product tax.  

What: Tobacco Prevention Advocacy Day at the Ohio Statehouse
When: Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Where: Riffe Studio Lobby, 3rd Floor, Columbus, Ohio
Register online prior to April 15

The Details 

Before the event, Ohio Tobacco Control Partners will host briefing conference calls to allow all participants to learn details of the policy issue, logistics for the event and tips on talking to legislators. There will be two call options – you only need to attend one.

Call Options:

  • Thursday, April 23, 2015, at 9 am
  • Monday, April 24, 2015, at noon

On the day of the event, registration and training will be held in the Riffe Studio Lobby, which is located on the third floor.

Advocacy Day Agenda

8:30 am – 9:00 am: Registration at the Riffe Center
9:00 am – 9:30 am: Issue Training & Logistics Overview at the Riffe Center
9:30 am – 10:00 am: Group Strategy Meetings at the Riffe Center
10:00 am: Legislative Meetings Begin at the Senate Building and Riffe Center

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