The summit bring together national and statewide experts to address effective strategies for curbing tobacco use a
cross Texas, and to discuss the rise in e-cigarette use and scientific evidence on the danger from second hand smoke. “We hope to create a platform to share information and tools with one another,” Dr. Foxhall said.
“Now is the time to address tobacco in Texas,” he said. “Fifty years later, tobacco remains America’s biggest cause of preventable death and illness, and while much has been done, there is much more that can and should be done.