New Point of Sale Report to the Nation shows increased policy activity since 2012

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The latest Point of Sale Report of the Nation: Realizing the Power of States and Communities to Change the Tobacco Retail and Policy Landscape was released earlier this week. This report, the third in a series of Point of Sale Reports to the Nation since 2012, is the product of a collaboration between the Center for Public … Read More

News and Research Round Up

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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

FDA Releases Final Deeming Rule Regulating All Tobacco Products

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The FDA released its final deeming rule this morning in a long-awaited 499-page document outlining the tobacco and nicotine products over which it now has regulation authority, and detailing the requirements associated with the sale of these products. Restricting youth access to tobacco products was one of the underlying motivations behind the FDA’s decision to … Read More

Chicago Raises OTP Taxes, Raises MLSA to 21

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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

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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

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

E-Cigarettes, Flavors (including Menthol), Large Cigars, Licensing, Little cigars/Cigarillos, 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, 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

Two Webinars: Flavor Bans and E-Cigarettes

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Save the date for two upcoming webinars co-hosted by CounterTobacco.org! First, tune in for a webinar with us and the Tobacco Control Legal Consortium: Flavor Craze: Restricting Flavored Tobacco Products at the Point of Sale  September 3, 2015 at 2 p.m. E.D.T. Flavored tobacco products are seemingly everywhere in the retail environment. While most of the … Read More

Minneapolis Bans Flavored Tobacco

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Starting January 1 of next year, the sale of flavored tobacco products will no longer be allowed in the city of Minneapolis anywhere outside of adult-only specialty tobacco shops, with the exception of menthol, mint, and wintergreen flavored tobacco. The flavor ban does, however, extend to e-cigarettes and e-liquid. The ordinance also sets a minimum … Read More