Sustainability: Teach-In on Sustainability
Cigarettes are Trash
Traci Kennedy, MPA has been working in tobacco control for the past decade as a high school and college-aged youth and now in her professional career as a prevention and cessation advocate. Kennedy worked extensively on campus and community policies in the state of Missouri including Maryville/Northwest Missouri State University and Columbia/University of Missouri. Kennedy attended the University of Missouri in Columbia for both her bachelor’s degree in political science and master’s degree in public affairs. Currently, she serves as Director of Tobacco Free Missouri the statewide coalition working to reduce the burden of tobacco in our state through education and policy change.
10:10 a.m. -10:45 a.m.
2:00 p.m. - 2:35 p.m.
Declining smoking rates and the increased number of clean indoor air ordinances have shifted the social norm on tobacco use. However, we fail to understand the environmental implications of this global epidemic. Come and learn why we need to shift our culture to understand that cigarettes are trash. If you have not considered tobacco's impact on our environment, take time to participate today and share with your friends a new reason to kick the habit.