Paso del Norte Tobacco Control Network Summit

August 31, 2022

Join us for the Paso del Norte Tobacco Control Network - Emerging Issues in Commercial Tobacco and Vaping Summit

The summit will focus on emerging commercial tobacco and vaping products among youth, provide insights on local prevention and intervention efforts, and will end by providing implications for community practice.

Friday, October 21, 2022
9:30 am to 4:00 pm
El Paso Community College Administration Building A
9050 Viscount Blvd, El Paso, TX 79925

Interested participants: community practitioners, healthcare providers & clinicians, social workers, counselors, and school & district personnel

Register by clicking on link.

For more information contact, Kristen Ortega,

If you would like to have a booth, please email

This event is supported by the Paso del Norte Health Foundation and its A Smoke Free Paso del Norte Initiative.

PDNHF Initiative: A Smoke-Free Paso del Norte

Although current youth smoking rates have decreased, the use of electronic cigarettes and youth vaping has now overtaken smoking. According to the recent National Youth Tobacco Survey, E-cigarettes were the most commonly ever used tobacco product overall. Less is known about vaping, but science confirms that nicotine negatively affects the adolescent brain and is addictive. E-cigarette use among youth also is linked with use of other tobacco products as well as alcohol and marijuana abuse.

Smoking is still the leading cause of preventable death and disease in the United States.

View Strategy Brief (English)

View Strategy Brief (EspaƱol)

Foundation Staff: Audrey Garcia

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A Smoke-Free Paso del Norte

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