RUPRI Health Panel Submits Comments on HHS Smoking Cessation Framework

The RUPRI Health Panel provided comments on the HHS 2023 Smoking Cessation Framework. Read the Comments Here.

To be most impactful in rural communities, the Panel recommends a broader approach to tobacco cessation, not just smoking cessation. The prevalence of smokeless tobacco (e.g., snuff, dip, snus, and chewing tobacco) is higher in rural areas than urban areas, and cessation efforts should be inclusive of strategies specific to smokeless tobacco.

Read the Comments Here