Cloud Chasing and Blueberry Delight: The Changing World of Youth Tobacco Use

This free, on demand webinar addresses changing trends in youth tobacco use. While youth tobacco use was once dominated by conventional cigarette use, new tobacco products like e-cigarettes, hookahs and flavored products are on the rise. Join the Physician Advocacy Network and the Minnesota Department of Health for a this one-hour webinar to discuss the latest trends in in youth tobacco use, including data from the 2016 Minnesota Student Survey and the recent Surgeon General’s report on the harmful effects of youth e-cigarette use. The webinar also provides recommendations for healthcare professionals to address these issues in their practice. This webinar is supported by the Minnesota Medical Association.

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to: 

  • Describe recent trends in youth tobacco use in Minnesota and beyond
  • Identify the risks associated with nicotine use by children and adolescents
  • Practice the described techniques for addressing tobacco use with adolescents and their parents
  • Discuss recent regulations that address youth tobacco use in Minnesota


Laura Oliven, MPP, Tobacco Control Manager, Minnesota Department of Health
Pete Dehnel, MD, Medical Director, Physician Advocacy Network

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To  Receive Continuing Medical Education Credits

To receive your Continuing Medical Education Credits and your CME certificate, you must: view the activity material in its entirety and complete the post-evaluation.


Download powerpoint slides
Download the Addressing Tobacco Misconceptions resource

Target Audience

This event is held for physicians, advanced practice professionals, nurses, and other health professionals throughout the state of Minnesota. Practitioners of every specialty are encouraged to attend.

Continuing Medical Education Credits

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 the 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. 

Designation Statement
The Minnesota Medical Association designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure Statement
The members of the faculty and planning committee for this event have indicated that they have no relevant financial relationships to disclose related to the content of the CME activity.