Advocating For Policy Changes to Address Point of Sale Disparities

Advertising Restictions, CDC OSH POS Webinars, Retailer Density, Webinars, Youth

Presenters:

  • Kurt M. Ribisl, UNC Gillings School of Public Health
  • Allison E. Myers, MPH, Counter Tools and CounterTobacco.org
  • Amber L. Anderson, UNC Gillings School of Public Health
  • Betsy Brock, Association for Nonsmokers-Minnesota
  • Andrew Hyland, Roswell Park Cancer Institute
  • Jeff Willet, New York Tobacco Control Program

Kurt Ribisl discussed the resources available for point-of-sale advocates on CounterTobacco.org and disparities in tobacco retailer density across several states, including New York and Missouri. Betsy Brock shared how the Association of Nonsmokers engaged youth to present compelling information to change sign code policies in Minnesota. Andrew Hyland talked about the research-based case compiled to pass the Responsible Tobacco Retailing Act in Buffalo, NY.

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