November 2016 News and Research Roundup

Cigarettes, Disparities, E-Cigarettes, Flavors (including Menthol), Health Warnings, Licensing, 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

Queens – Bayside Tobacco Proliferation by Jackie

Personal Narrative, Retailer Density, Stores Near Schools, Youth

This animation was made by Jackie Shi, a student at Queens High School for the Sciences at York College about tobacco proliferation in the Bayside neighborhood of Brooklyn in NYC. See more videos about tobacco proliferation made by high school students working with NYC Smoke Free here: http://nycsmokefree.org/article/students-deploy-digital-art-expose-big-tobacco

News and Research Roundup

Disparities, E-Cigarettes, Flavors (including Menthol), Healthy Retailers, Pharmacies, Retailer Density, Stores Near Schools, Tobacco21

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

Study: Smokers who live farther from tobacco stores have a better chance at quitting

Disparities, International, Product Availability, Retailer Density

A recent study from Finland adds to the evidence [1] that proximity to tobacco stores makes it harder for smokers to quit. Research recently published in the Journal of the American Medical Association – Internal Medicine analyzed two longitudinal studies of over 20,000 current and ex-smokers in Finland and found that smokers who lived farther away from a tobacco … Read More

Tobacco Map Reflection

Retailer Density, Stores Near Schools, Youth

Hi everybody! I am William Brody, an intern at CounterTobacco.org this summer. Tobacco in all of its forms affects many people in my age group, and I wanted to research it to find out more about it. I created a map that details tobacco retailers in the Research Triangle area in North Carolina (Durham, Raleigh, … Read More

News and Research Round Up

Cigarettes, E-Cigarettes, Flavors (including Menthol), Health Warnings, Licensing, Little cigars/Cigarillos, Product Packaging, Retailer Density, 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

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