Executive Director, Colorado Tobacco Education and Prevention Alliance, and Chair, Colorado SAM Coalition
Thursday, April 9, 2015, 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Project SAM Marijuana Education Summit: Stopping Big Marijuana In Your State – Ideas for Success
Bob Doyle is Executive Director of the Colorado Tobacco Education and Prevention Alliance and Chair of the Colorado SAM (Smart Approaches to Marijuana) Coalition. He has worked more than 20 years in tobacco prevention, providing leadership or support and expertise to efforts in California, Oregon, Maryland, Ohio and Colorado. Mr. Doyle’s work has included: Providing technical assistance to Colorado communities that have adopted some of the first state policies on e-cigarettes and those developing policies to prohibit marijuana commercialization, coordinating a statewide speaking and media tour in California with the former tobacco industry executive whose story was featured in the movie “The Insider,” increasing minority and faith-based involvement in community tobacco prevention programs in Baltimore County, helping spearhead a statewide strategic plan for local health policies in Colorado that resulted in adoption of community laws making bars and restaurants smoke-free, coordinating paid and earned media campaigns that successfully increased public awareness or support for public health issues, policies, or organizations.