Taking action on smoking and health
You need not be a member to attend STA events but membership is free, so why not join?
Monday 11 September 17, 13.00 to 15.30, ASH Scotland Board Room, EdinburghKatie Hirono and Dr Katherine Smith: 'Tobacco tax hikes are great, so long as you’re not a poor smoker ' followed by a facilitated discussion by John Watson on how a new Scottish Tobacco Control Strategy might tackle health inequality resulting from tobacco use.
Register to attend by email to Clair Kirkwood.
Wednesday 20 September 2017, The Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation, University of Edinburgh Campus, High School Yards, Edinburgh EH1 1LZ
This will bring together the tobacco control community in Scotland to identify potential actions for the 2018 to 202? Scottish Government Tobacco Control Strategy. Speakers on end game strategy, targeting cessation, research and discussions of health promotion, cessation and enforcement issues.
All STA members will find something of interest at this event and it allows practitioners, policy makers, educators, researchers and enforcement to gain a greater insight into their work. Be part of shaping your own future actions!
Programme (Word, 50KB)
Event information (PDF, 481KB)
To register online click here, or if this is not possible email Clair Kirkwood.
The Scottish Smoking Cessation Conference will be held on Tuesday 21st November 2017 in Glasgow. The conference is a partnership event organised by NHS Health Scotland with support from the STA and ASH Scotland. The theme of this year’s conference is ‘Tackling health inequalities: supporting priority groups to stop smoking.’
The call for abstracts is now open and the application form is available to download at:
Please note that the deadline for abstracts is 25th August 2017.
→Follow this link for past meetings and events:
STA Seminar on smoking and mental health March 2017
STA Annual Learning Day 2016 - presentations
3rd National Symposium on Smoking and Mental Health
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