Media Alert: American Lung Association Releases Embargoed Tobacco Control Report Card Results January 18, 2012, at 1 p.m. (ET)

(January 5, 2012)


WHAT:

The American Lung Association will release the results of its tenth annual State of Tobacco Control report during an embargoed webcast/teleconference scheduled for 1 p.m. (ET), Wednesday, January 18, 2012. During the press conference, the Lung Association will reveal its 2012 report card, which tracks progress on key tobacco control policies at the federal and state level, assigning grades based on whether laws are adequately protecting citizens from tobacco-caused disease.

WHO:

Charles D. Connor, American Lung Association President and CEO
Erika Sward, American Lung Association Director of National Advocacy
Thomas A. Carr, American Lung Association Director of National Policy

WHEN:

Wednesday, January 18, 2012, at 1 – 2 p.m. (ET)

EMBARGO:

Thursday, January 19, 2012, at 5 a.m. (ET)—for publication in Thursday publications

REGISTRATION:

 Pre-registration is required via the following link: http://event.onlineseminarsolutions.com/r.htm?e=391921&s=1&k=3D373F68D740060D531AF89E172D78C2

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About the American Lung Association
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