OTTAWA, Jan. 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Tobacco is Canada’s leading cause of preventable disease, disability and death. National and international authorities will be gathering in Ottawa during the 10th Annual Ottawa Conference on Smoking Cessation, Canada’s premiere event on this pressing public health issue.
The Ottawa Conference has become a recognized national reference point for health professionals seeking to gain knowledge in clinical smoking cessation – an important area of preventative health practice. Experts will share and discuss the latest concepts in clinical tobacco treatment, program development, and smoking cessation research, including the use of e-cigarettes, latest updates on marijuana and smoking cessation, the genetic underpinnings of nicotine addiction and smoking cessation in vulnerable populations such as indigenous communities and persons with mental illness and substance-related disorders.
WHAT: The 10th Annual Ottawa Conference: State of the Art Clinical Approaches to Smoking Cessation
DATE: January 19 and 20, 2018
PLACE: Shaw Centre, 55 Colonel By Dr, Ottawa, ON K1N 9J2
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University of Ottawa Heart Institute