Register Now for KCSP Annual Conference: Mobilizing an Army of Smoke-Free Advocates

LEXINGTON, Ky. (March 25, 2016) — The Kentucky Center for Smoke-Free Policy (KCSP) based at the University of Kentucky has opened registration for the 2016 Smoke-Free Spring Conference: Mobilizing an Army of Smoke-Free Advocates, held April 28 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Lexington.

The annual conference highlights efforts around Kentucky to reduce the health burden of tobacco and exposure to smoking and includes presentations from national leaders in smoke-free policy and advocacy. Keynote speaker Stan Glantz, the pioneer of the anti-tobacco movement and the Truth Initiative Distinguished Professor for Tobacco Control at the University of California-San Francisco, will deliver the headline lecture, “Tobacco Scam.” Other sessions will address programs, persuasive tactics, campaigns and lessons from smoke-free advocates Kentucky’s rural communities.

In addition, the KCSP will present its annual awards for governments, institutions, communities and individual leaders who are spearheading the adoption of smoke-free policy across the state.

Registration for the event is free and available by clicking here. Room blocks are available at the Hyatt Regency Hotel two days before the conference. For more information about lodging and travel scholarships, email

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