Meeting

Public Release of Report by the Committee on the Public Health Implications of Raising the Minimum Purchase Age for Tobacco Products


When: March 12, 2015 (11:00 AM Eastern)

Topics Children, Youth and Families, Public Health, Substance Use and Mental Health
Activity: Health Implications of Raising the Minimum Age for Purchasing Tobacco Products
Board: Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice

The Institute of Medicine's Committee on the Public Health Implications of Raising the Minimum Age for Purchasing Tobacco Products released its consensus report to the public on March 12, 2015. A free PDF of the report is available at www.iom.edu/tobaccominimumage.

Members of the committee Richard Bonnie (chair), Paula Lantz, Robin Mermelstein, and Rafael Meza discussed the findings and conclusions from the report, "Public Health Implications of Raising the Minimum Age of Legal Access to Tobacco Products" at a webinar on the day of release.



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