News and Research Roundup

Cigarettes, Disparities, E-Cigarettes, FDA, Flavors (including Menthol), Health Warnings, International, Licensing, Little cigars/Cigarillos, Product Packaging, 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

Research Study: Longitudinal POS Tobacco Trends in Albany, NY

Disparities, Displays/Display Ban, E-Cigarettes, Licensing, Pharmacies, Policy Advocacy, Product Availability, Store Assessments

New Research Study: Longitudinal Trends in Tobacco Availability, Tobacco Advertising, and Ownership Changes of Food Stores, Albany, New York, 2003–2015. Background: Previous research has shown that visiting grocery stores that sell tobacco is positively associated with smoking initiation among youth.[1] Method: Stores were identified through multiple government  lists and community canvasing for the years 2003, 2009, … Read More

Webinar on Reducing Tobacco Retailer Density

CDC OSH POS Webinars, Disparities, Licensing, Pharmacies, Retailer Density, Stores Near Schools, Webinars

Controlling Your Own Density: Strategies to Reduce the Number of Tobacco Outlets in Your Community May 3rd, 2016 11:00am PDT/ 2:00pm EDT Because the density of tobacco retailers is associated with increased tobacco use and initiation, many communities are implementing strategies to reduce the density of tobacco outlets, particularly in low-income neighborhoods and communities of … Read More

News and Research Round Up

Cigarettes, Disparities, E-Cigarettes, Flavors (including Menthol), Healthy Retailers, International, Licensing, Pharmacies, Retailer Density, Stores Near Schools, 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

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

Truth About Flavor – The Documentary

Disparities, Personal Narrative, Product Availability, Retailer Density, Youth

“The poorer the people, the cheaper the poison.” Dr. Phillip Gardiner P.H. This short-form documentary explores the health and community effects of the consumption of flavored small cigars and cigarillos in South Central, Los Angeles. Extremely cheap, accessible and appealing to mass audiences, flavored small cigars and cigarillos have become the tobacco of choice for … 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

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