In Klamath Falls, Oregon, Vanessa Serrato, owner of Mexico Video Market, is committed to maintaining a smokefree business. She is one of many Oregonians seeking a healthier community and, by refusing to sell tobacco products, she can protect children from the dangers of smoking and assure customers that her small business will not sell harmful … Read More
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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
La Amistad es un mercado latino en el noroeste de Portland que rehúsa vender productos de tabaco. En su lugar, los dueños de la tienda venden opciones más saludables como verduras frescas y carne. Esta decisión ha sido un buen ejemplo para su comunidad y también limita la cantidad de productos de tabaco que se … Read More
Nearly 3,700 retailers sell tobacco products in Philadelphia, about one for every 160 households. In fact, there are more tobacco retailers per capita in Philadelphia than in any other US city, with the exception of Washington, DC. The number and location of tobacco retailers has a serious impact on the health of a community, and … Read More
The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids recently launched a new national campaign aimed at getting more retailers to stop selling tobacco. The campaign centers around a website, www.shoptobaccofree.org, which features an interactive map showing locations of tobacco-free retailers based on your location and encourages consumers to shop tobacco-free. The website also includes a “Wall of Fame” and … Read More
Presenters: Tonia Hagaman, MPH, California Tobacco Control Program Jonathan M. Isler, PhD, California Tobacco Control Program Jennifer Miller, California Tobacco Control Program Tonia Hagaman, Jonathan M. Isler, and Jennifer Miller of the California Tobacco Control Program highlighted findings of the Healthy Stores for a Healthy Community campaign. The initiative was designed to show the impact … Read More
A number of our partners are hosting webinars related to retail tobacco control and issues that affect the point-of-sale. See the descriptions below and sign up for the webinars that interest you Know of an upcoming webinar or resource that we missed? Let us know! JUNE You Don’t Say? Tobacco & the First Amendment June … Read More
Have you wondered what the retail environment could look like if the provisions of the 2009 Family Tobacco Act took effect? Read our new feature story which showcases a series of photos illustrating what the retail environment could become with the passage of additional POS regulatory policies.
King County has over 2,000 stores that sell tobacco. Mia asks some grown ups around town what can be done to make healthy changes in her community!
Health organizations, governments and store owners share their experiences with voluntarily removing tobacco advertising from their stores