Hood River High School students in the school’s health media club have spent time in convenience stores and know how Big Tobacco is targeting them.
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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
The availability and promotion of tobacco products in stores in our communities impact our kids and increase the likelihood that they will start to smoke. Learn more in “Antonio’s Walk to School” and spread the word how the tobacco industry is targeting our kids.
Youth of Genesee-Orleans in New York State explains how Big Tobacco markets to them in retail locations as future “replacement smokers” and how this impacts them, their families, and their community. They’ve seen enough!
These youth have seen enough! Here they present the results of their walking tobacco audit and describe the evidence about the harmful effect of these industry tactics to their community.
The California Tobacco Control Program reduced health care costs by $134 billion from 1989-2008 while spending only $2.4 billion. New research from UC San Francisco shows that reductions in the prevalence of smoking and cigarette consumption per smoker are both tied to tobacco control funding. California’s tobacco control program aims to change the social norms surrounding … Read More
Youth from San Francisco describe the unequal distribution of tobacco retailers in their community and what they plan to do to change that.
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!