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Grant Nash Colfax, MD

Director of Health, San Francisco Department of Health

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  • Health Equity Tool

    Together with Human Impact Partners, we created an Equity Lens Tool for health officials and their staffs to use in the context of COVID-related decision making.

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  • 2020 Transition Paper

    The next Administration and 117th Congress must implement policies to address COVID-19, substance use, systemic racism, and other health threats.

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Frontline Blog

Big Tobacco is marketing vapes to our kids, so our city took them on and won — it’s the FDA’s turn now

The FDA recently announced that it considers a new surge in teen e-cigarette use to be an epidemic, and will give e-cigarette manufacturers 60 days to prove that they are not marketing to kids. This is a very welcome move for those of us who have been pushing to prevent teen tobacco use. Our city recently took on the makers of e-cigarettes and won. The FDA should take San Francisco’s lead and do everything it can to protect kids from Big Tobacco.

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