Michigan Cancer Consortium Lung Cancer Tobacco Priorities Overview • Review of the proposed MCC Lung Cancer Tobacco Priorities • The disease burden in Michigan • Overview of statewide Tobacco Control programs, projects, and activities • Review of proposed MCC Tobacco objectives and strategies Tobacco Priority Review Process • Meeting of MCC Lung Cancer Tobacco Priority Review Committee – comprised of tobacco control champions/advocates representing diverse MCC member organizations. • Agreement that any revisions to the MCC tobacco priorities and strategic plan should complement and support the “Tobacco-Free Michigan Five-Year Strategic Plan for Tobacco Use Prevention and Reduction 2003-2008.” Tobacco Priority Review Process cont. • Reviewed relevant data and proposed minor revisions to the current MCC priorities • Proposed new objectives and strategies, more consistent with those included in the ”Tobacco-Free Michigan Five-Year Strategic Plan,” and appropriate for implementation by MCC organizations Current MCC Lung Cancer Tobacco Priority: By 2010, reduce the overall Michigan adult (18+) smoking prevalence by 42 percent and adult per capita consumption by 25 percent. Established in 1998 Proposed: By 2010, reduce the overall Michigan adult (18 years +) cigarette smoking prevalence from the 2003 level of 25.8% to 15%. Current MCC Lung Cancer Tobacco Priority: By 2010, reduce the proportion of Michigan youth grades 9–12 who report smoking cigarettes during the past 30 days to 22 percent. Established 1998 Proposed: By 2010, reduce the proportion of Michigan youth (grades 9-12) reporting smoking cigarettes during the past 30 days from the 2003 level of 22.6% to 16%.