Tobacco Studies Program

How the Tobacco Industry Has Influenced Military Tobacco Use

November 5, 2015

How the Tobacco Industry Has Influenced Military Tobacco Use

Kimberlee Homer Vagadori, MPH

Tobacco-related Health Disparities and Social Justice (HSERV 556)

Kimberlee Homer VagadoriKimberlee Homer Vagadori is the Project Director for the California Youth Advocacy Network (CYAN). In tobacco control for 14 years, she is a national expert on college tobacco-free policy, college advocacy, and tobacco industry sponsorship issues and has successfully coordinated systemwide policy initiatives in California. Ms. Homer Vagadori also provides technical assistance and training to local, state, and national organizations on issues such as tobacco and the environment, emerging tobacco products, campus-based cessation services, and tobacco industry targeting of young adults.

This lecture is also part of our Tobacco-related Health Disparities (HSERV 556) course, where it is paired with the following readings:

Nelson, J., & Pederson, L. (2008). Military tobacco use: A synthesis of the literature on prevalence, factors related to use, and cessation interventions. Nicotine & Tobacco Research, 10(5), 775-790.

Smith, E. A., Blackman, V. S., & Malone, R. E. (2007). Death at a discount: how the tobacco industry thwarted tobacco control policies in US military commissaries. Tobacco Control, 16(1), 38-46.