A resource for local, state, and federal organizations working to counteract tobacco product sales and marketing at the point of sale.

War in the Store

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the 1964 Surgeon General’s report linking smoking to poor health outcomes, we will take a look at the evolution of tobacco marketing at the point of sale. Long before the release of this landmark report, the tobacco industry has used multiple channels such as TV, billboard, radio and the point of sale to advertise its harmful products. In 1998, passage of the Master Settlement agreement severely restricted the tobacco industry’s advertising activities, however the agreement’s stipulations did not include regulations for point of sale marketing. According...

News

7.28.2015
Our partner Counter Tools is hosting their 3rd annual two-day “Getting Started at the Point of Sale” Training Institute for public health advocates who are new or getting started in tobacco and food-...
7.13.2015
Starting January 1 of next year, the sale of flavored tobacco products will no longer be allowed in the city of Minneapolis anywhere outside of adult-only specialty tobacco shops, with the exception...

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