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Forum on E-Cigarettes Planned for May 28

[MMA News Now, May 1, 2014] The Twin Cities Medical Society (TCMS) is hosting a forum on e-cigarettes on May 28 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Ramada Plaza Minneapolis, 1330 Industrial Blvd., in Minneapolis.

As part of the event, Anne Joseph, M.D., MPH, director of the Applied Clinical Research Program at the University of Minnesota will discuss “What do we know about e-cigs?” Betsy Brock, MPH, director of research for the Association of Nonsmokers Minnesota, will present “The Attraction of Hookahs, Flavored Cigars and Other Products.” And, Janelle Waldock, MPH, co-chair for the Raise it for Health Coalition and director of the Center for Prevention, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota, will discuss “National and Local Legislative and Policy Landscape.”

1.5 CME credit is available. Cost is $25 for TCMS and MMA members ($40 for nonmembers, free for medical students and residents).
 
To register, visit the TCMS website or call 612-623-2885 by May 23.
 
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the Minnesota Medical Association and Twin Cities Medical Society. The Minnesota Medical Association (MMA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Minnesota Medical Association designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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