WEBINAR: “Smoking No Longer Appealed to Me: Long Term Quitting Behavior After a Real World Menthol Tobacco Ban”


January 14, 2020

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM PST

Guest Speaker: Dr. Michael Chaiton


Learning Objectives:
  • Understand the role of flavours in smoking cessation
  • Demonstrate the impact of a menthol ban in Canada on smoking behavior
  • Identify the challenges and facilitators to a successful implementation of a menthol ban



Dr. Michael Chaiton

Dr. Michael Chaiton is a Scientist at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health and Associate Professor at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto. He has a PhD in Epidemiology from the University of Toronto and has been active in tobacco control since 2000 when he started working for Physicians for a Smoke-Free Canada and the International Non-Governmental Coalition against Tobacco. He is co-director of the Collaborative Specialization on Addiction Studies and is instructor of the graduate level course Tobacco and Health: From Cells to Society. His work includes understanding the impact of policy on smoking cessation including NIH funded studies evaluating the impact of the menthol ban in Canada.

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