Maryland's Tobacco Resource Center - Linking Professionals to Best Practices


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Our recent webinar "Policy & Practical Approaches for Addressing Tobacco Use in Behavioral Health Treatment" aired on March 30, 2017 from 1:00-2:15pm. If you would like to view the webinar recording, please visit this page.

E-cigarette use has become more widespread in recent years. Research has only just begun to explore the potential health effects of e-cigarette use and its efficacy as a cessation tool.

Scholars suggest that smoking is currently one of the most critical issues for the LGBT population. LGBT individuals smoke at higher rates than the general population, and approximately 30,000 people in the US LGBT population die from tobacco related illnesses every year. 

MDQuit’s 11th annual Best Practices Conference was held on January 26, 2017 at the Turf Valley Resort in Ellicott City, MD. This year’s conference theme was “Addressing Health and Social Disparities in Tobacco Use.”  Invited keynote speakers were Dr. Scout, Executive Director of Tellus Who (keynote presentation: “Reaching and Serving LGBT Smokers”), and Mr.