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SC Tobacco Partners was created for tobacco prevention and control stakeholders throughout the state to engage in monthly discussions.
Roundtable meetings are held virtually at 10:00am on the 4th Friday of the month (except May, November, and December) with different speakers and topics each month. Registration is required.

We will not meet in November or December of 2023 because of the holiday season.

Our next meeting is Friday, January 26, 2024 at 10:00am.

Speaker: TBD

Topic: TBD

Register by clicking here

SC Tobacco Partners listserv is an online forum for SC tobacco prevention and control stakeholders to also share resources, information, programs, and events. Presentations given during the Roundtable meeting are also shared on the listserv.

     Join the SC Tobacco Partners Listserv

SC Tobacco Partners Roundtable Recordings All meetings are recorded. We share those videos on the Smokefree SC YouTube page as well as embedding them here. If the video topic is underlined, you can click on that link to access a PDF of the presentation slides.

TOPIC: Targeted Marketing and Dangerous Advertising by E-Cigarette Manufacturers


Minji Kim, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior

Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina

October 27, 2023


TOPIC: Reveal and Discussion of the 2022 South Carolina Adult Tobacco Survey Results


Sharon Biggers, MPH, CHES, Director, Division of Tobacco Prevention and Control, SC Department of Health & Environmental Control

September 29, 2023


TOPIC: FDA Grant Funded Studies at MUSC: Do Flavors Help Adult Smokers Switch From Cigarettes to E-Cigarettes? & The Impact Of A Menthol Cigarette Ban In SC


Dr. Tracy Smith, Assistant Professor, Addiction Sciences Division of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, and Director of the Center for Research Evaluating Smoking and Tobacco

Medical University of South Carolina

August 25, 2023


TOPIC: Efforts, Policies, and Partnerships in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina


Kim Bayha and Irini McCarthy

Tobacco Prevention Supervisor and Coordinator

Mecklenburg County Public Health

June 23, 2023


TOPIC: Tobacco Free York County Coalition Updates


Dr. Dave Keely

Coalition Chair

Tobacco Free York County Coalition

April 28, 2023


TOPIC: Take Down Tobacco's "National Day of Action"


Nicolas Suarez

Program Associate, Youth Advocacy

Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids

March 24, 2023


TOPIC: Community Based Tobacco Disparities (CBTD) Program


ReAuta Scott

Community Based Tobacco Disparities Coordinator

SC DHEC, Division of Tobacco Prevention and Control

February 24, 2023


TOPIC: Smokefree SC's Past, Present, Future,

and You


Barbara Derrick and Terra Bell
Executive Director and Community Engagement Coordinator, Smokefree SC

January 27, 2023


TOPIC: Changing Policies and Conversations in Commercial Tobacco and Nicotine Prevention in South Carolina


Sara Bartel
Senior Attorney and Project Manager, Office of Smoking and Health, ChangeLab Solutions

November 18, 2022


TOPIC: SC CAN Quit: History, Purpose, and Success


Nancy Cheney
SC CAN Quit, Smokefree SC

October 28, 2022


TOPIC: SC DHEC Youth Focused Campaigns for Vape Prevention and Cessation Created by Rescue


Allie Rubinoff and Allyson Cavaliere

August 26, 2022


TOPIC: Reveal and Discussion of the 2021 Youth Tobacco Survey Results


Jaron King
Surveillance Controller, SC DHEC

July 29, 2022


TOPIC: Tobacco Free York County Coalition history, advocacy work, and strategy for leading TRL in South Carolina.


Dr. Dave Keely
Coalition Founder,  TFYCC

June 24, 2022


TOPIC: Point of Sale and Signage Ordinance in Charleston​   

Hyacinthi Mwangu
Smoke Free Lowcountry Coalition

April 22, 2022


TOPIC: Using the Community Development Model to Strengthen Local Advocacy Efforts

Shayla Compton, MPH

Tobacco Nation Program Manager, Center for Black Health & Equity

March 25, 2022


TOPIC: Lessons from the Field: Messaging to Lay the Groundwork for Local Policy Change

Onjewel Smith

Southern States Strategist, Americans for Nonsmokers’ Rights

February 25, 2022


TOPIC: SC DHEC, Division of Tobacco Prevention and Control's Priority Initiatives for 2020-2025

Sharon Biggers, MPH, CHES

Director, Division of Tobacco Prevention and Control, SC DHEC

January 28, 2022


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