Online Tobacco Sales Prevention Training Accessed by 1,000+ Front-line Retail Professionals
More than 1,000 retail store owners, managers and clerks across Connecticut have accessed an
“Tobacco Sales: Do the Right Thing” is a product of the Connecticut Tobacco Merchant and Community Education Initiative administered by Wheeler Clinic’s Connecticut Center for Prevention, Wellness and Recovery. The Tobacco Merchant & Community Education Steering Committee (TMCE) established under this initiative guides the statewide tobacco prevention community services campaign resulting in the most effective campaign materials and activities.
The steering committee has representatives from the CT Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services, the CT Department of Public Health, tobacco merchants, Regional Action Councils and community coalitions. These representatives served as Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) and worked closely with the consultant, Kognito, during the development and production phase of the online training.
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