Federal Trade Commission Reports on Cigarette and Smokeless Tobacco Sales and Marketing Expenditures in 2013

Cigarettes, Price Promotions, Smokeless Tobacco and SNUS

In 2013, the tobacco industry spent over $8.6 billion on marketing and promoting cigarettes and smokeless tobacco at the point of sale. These point of sale expenditures account for 91.2% of their total marketing expenditures. These figures, recently released in the Federal Trade Commission reports on Cigarette and Smokeless Tobacco Sales and Marketing Expenditures in 2013, document a continued … Read More

Chicago Raises OTP Taxes, Raises MLSA to 21

Cigarettes, Disparities, Large Cigars, Little cigars/Cigarillos, Minimum pack size, Minimum price, Non-Tax Price Increases, Price Promotions, Smokeless Tobacco and SNUS, Tobacco21

Raising the price of tobacco products is one of the most effective ways to reduce initiation, decrease consumption, and increase cessation. Chicago has just passed a bill to raise taxes on other tobacco products (OTP). The new taxes include: $1.80 per ounce for smokeless and roll your own tobacco $0.60 per ounce for pipe tobacco … Read More

News and Research Round Up

Cigarettes, Displays/Display Ban, E-Cigarettes, Flavors (including Menthol), Health Warnings, Healthy Retailers, Large Cigars, Little cigars/Cigarillos, Non-Tax Price Increases, Pharmacies, Product Availability, Product Placement, Store Assessments, Tobacco21, Youth

Welcome to CounterTobacco.org’s “News and Research Roundup!” Each month, we post a summary of the latest research, reports, and news stories on counteracting tobacco product sales and marketing at the point of sale (POS). Keeping up with what’s happening in the POS movement all across the country can help you choose policies and strategies that work best … Read More

News and Research Round Up

Advertising Restictions, Cigarettes, Displays/Display Ban, E-Cigarettes, Flavors (including Menthol), Licensing, Retailer Density, Tobacco21, Youth

Welcome to CounterTobacco.org’s “News and Research Roundup!” Each month we post a summary of the latest research, reports, and news stories on counteracting tobacco product sales and marketing at the point of sale (POS). Keeping up with what’s happening in the POS movement all across the country can help you choose policies and strategies that work best … Read More

News and Research Round Up

Advertising Restictions, Cigarettes, E-Cigarettes, FDA, Flavors (including Menthol), Healthy Retailers, International, Little cigars/Cigarillos, Pharmacies, Policy Advocacy, Tobacco21, Vape Shops, Youth

Welcome to CounterTobacco.org’s “News and Research Roundup!” Each month we post a summary of the latest research, reports, and news stories on counteracting tobacco product sales and marketing at the point of sale (POS). Keeping up with what’s happening in the POS movement all across the country can help you choose policies and strategies that work best … Read More

News and Research Round Up

Cigarettes, Disparities, Displays/Display Ban, E-Cigarettes, Flavors (including Menthol), Health Warnings, International, Licensing, Price Promotions, Retailer Density, Stores Near Schools, Tobacco21, Youth

Welcome to CounterTobacco.org’s “News and Research Roundup!” Each month we post a summary of the latest research, reports, and news stories on counteracting tobacco product sales and marketing at the point of sale (POS). Keeping up with what’s happening in the POS movement all across the country can help you choose policies and strategies that work best … Read More

Out of Sight, Out of Mind: Hiding “power walls” reduces risk for cigarette smoking among youth

Cigarettes, Displays/Display Ban, Product Placement, Youth

We know that the tobacco industry uses point of sale advertising to effectively attract new, current, and recently quit smokers, and according to industry documents, this advertising strategy includes the display of the cigarette pack itself, particularly when a part of “power walls.” [1]  Power walls like the one below are prominent displays of shelving and advertising of … Read More

News and Research Round Up

Cigarettes, Disparities, E-Cigarettes, FDA, Flavors (including Menthol), Large Cigars, Licensing, Little cigars/Cigarillos, Non-Tax Price Increases, Pharmacies, Tobacco21, Youth

Welcome to CounterTobacco.org’s “News and Research Roundup!” Each month we post a summary of the latest research, reports, and news stories on counteracting tobacco product sales and marketing at the point of sale (POS). Keeping up with what’s happening in the POS movement all across the country can help you choose policies and strategies that work best … Read More

News and Research Round Up

Cigarettes, Disparities, E-Cigarettes, Flavors (including Menthol), Health Warnings, Licensing, Pharmacies, Product Packaging, Smokeless Tobacco and SNUS, Store Assessments, Tobacco21, Vape Shops, Youth

Welcome to CounterTobacco.org’s “News and Research Roundup!” Each month we post a summary of the latest research, reports, and news stories on counteracting tobacco product sales and marketing at the point of sale (POS). Keeping up with what’s happening in the POS movement all across the country can help you choose policies and strategies that work best … Read More

News and Research Round Up

Advertising Restictions, Cigarettes, Displays/Display Ban, E-Cigarettes, Flavors (including Menthol), Health Warnings, International, Licensing, Little cigars/Cigarillos, Media Campaign, Pharmacies, Policy Advocacy, Product Packaging, Retailer Density, Smokeless Tobacco and SNUS, Stores Near Schools, Tobacco21, Youth

Welcome to CounterTobacco.org’s “News and Research Roundup!” Each month we post a summary of the latest research, reports, and news stories on counteracting tobacco product sales and marketing at the point of sale (POS). Keeping up with what’s happening in the POS movement all across the country can help you choose policies and strategies that work best … Read More