New Point-of-Sale Report to the Nation from CPHSS highlights increase in policy activity 2012-2014

Advertising Restictions, Cigarettes, E-Cigarettes, Health Warnings, Large Cigars, Licensing, Little cigars/Cigarillos, Non-Tax Price Increases, Policy Advocacy, Product Placement, Smokeless Tobacco and SNUS, Store Assessments, Youth

Wondering what’s happening in the retail environment and what POS policy activities are being pursued across the US? There is now an update to the 2014 POS Report to the Nation! The Center for Public health Systems Science (CPHSS) at Washington University in St. Louis, in collaboration with researchers from the Stanford Prevention Research Center and … Read More

News and Research Round Up

Cigarettes, Disparities, E-Cigarettes, FDA, Health Warnings, Healthy Retailers, International, Little cigars/Cigarillos, Media Campaign, Policy Advocacy, Product Packaging, Retailer Density, Smokeless Tobacco and SNUS, 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

E-Issue of Tobacco Control all about POS and the Retail Environment

Advertising Restictions, Displays/Display Ban, Health Warnings, Product Packaging

This month’s e-issue of Tobacco Control, “The Pack and the Retail Environment” is all about tobacco control at the point of sale. Check out the table of contents and read it for FREE. It contains research on a number of policy and regulatory solutions, including graphic warning labels and packaging restrictions, the impacts of tobacco retail outlet density, and … Read More

News and Research Round Up

Cigarettes, Disparities, E-Cigarettes, Health Warnings, Licensing, Policy Advocacy, Price Promotions, Product Packaging, Retailer Density, Store Assessments, Stores Near Schools, Tobacco21, Youth

Welcome to CounterTobacco.org’s latest installment of the “News and Research Roundup!” Each month we’ll be posting 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 … Read More

POS focus in many of the 2015 Tobacco Control Global “Hot Spots”

Advertising Restictions, Flavors (including Menthol), Health Warnings, International, Media Campaign, Product Packaging

A recent report from the Framework Convention Alliance (FCA) highlighted places around the world that they’ll be paying close attention to this year. Many of these “hot spots” are places with on-going point of sale policy disputes or newly proposed point of sale policies. Though the policy environment and viable policy options vary from country … Read More

News and Research Round Up

Cigarettes, Displays/Display Ban, E-Cigarettes, FDA, Flavors (including Menthol), Health Warnings, Large Cigars, Media Campaign, Price Promotions, Product Packaging, Smokeless Tobacco and SNUS, Tobacco21, Youth

Welcome to CounterTobacco.org’s third installment of our new “News and Research Roundup!” Each month we’ll be posting 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 … Read More

News and Research Round Up

Cigarettes, Disparities, E-Cigarettes, Flavors (including Menthol), Health Warnings, Large Cigars, Licensing, Little cigars/Cigarillos, Product Packaging, Retailer Density, Stores Near Schools, Tobacco21, Vape Shops, Youth

Welcome to CounterTobacco.org’s second installment of our new “News and Research Roundup!” Each month we’ll be posting 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 … Read More

2014 POS Report to the Nation Released!

Advertising Restictions, Flavors (including Menthol), Health Warnings, Licensing, Minimum pack size, Non-Tax Price Increases, Pharmacies, Policy Advocacy, Preemption, Price Promotions, Product Availability, Product Placement, Retailer Density, Store Assessments, Youth

The Point-of-Sale Report to the Nation was released late last week by researchers from the Center for Public Health Systems Science at Washington University in St. Louis, Stanford Prevention Research Center and the University of North Carolina Gillings School of Global Public Health. According to the 2011 Federal Trade Commission Report, the tobacco industry spends … Read More

FDA Releases Long Awaited Deeming Regulations

E-Cigarettes, FDA, Health Warnings, Large Cigars, Little cigars/Cigarillos, Smokeless Tobacco and SNUS

Today the FDA announced a proposal to extend its authority to additional tobacco products. The FDA’s proposal would extend its’ list of regulated products (cigarettes, cigarette tobacco, roll-your-own tobacco, and smokeless tobacco) to include other currently unregulated products including: E-Cigarettes Pipe Tobacco Nicotine Gels Waterpipe Tobacco Dissolvables Cigars This proposal is a landmark event for the … Read More

Flavored Tobacco Highlights

E-Cigarettes, Flavors (including Menthol), Health Warnings, International, Little cigars/Cigarillos, Smokeless Tobacco and SNUS

As highlighted by our “5 POS Trends to Watch“ feature, non-cigarette tobacco products (also known as other tobacco products or OTP), is a growing category and one to closely watch.  Recently, developments in flavored tobacco regulation have been peppering the news across the globe. Below is a quick wrap up on recent flavored-tobacco news: Courts … Read More