News and Research Round Up

Displays/Display Ban, E-Cigarettes, FDA, Licensing, Minimum price, Pharmacies, Policy Advocacy, Retailer Density, Smokeless Tobacco and SNUS, Stores Near Schools, 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

News and Research Round Up

Advertising Restictions, Cigarettes, Displays/Display Ban, E-Cigarettes, Flavors (including Menthol), Health Warnings, International, Licensing, Little cigars/Cigarillos, Media Campaign, Pharmacies, Policy Advocacy, Product Packaging, Retailer Density, Smokeless Tobacco and SNUS, Stores Near Schools, 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

Vermont Health Department, Counterbalance Campaign Conduct Statewide Store Audits

Flavors (including Menthol), Media Campaign, Retailer Density, Store Assessments, Stores Near Schools, Youth

The Vermont Health Department recently conducted store audits of 767 tobacco retailers state-wide.  Working with Counter Tools, they used a modified version of the Standardized Tobacco Assessment for Retail Settings (STARS) and enlisted youth and community coalition groups to help complete the audits. They wanted to understand more about how the tobacco industry markets products in Vermont, … Read More

Tobacco Retailer Licensing Playbook

Licensing, Policy Advocacy, Retailer Density

ChangeLab Solutions recently released the Tobacco Retailer Licensing Playbook, a new resource outlining ten strategies for developing, implementing, and enforcing effective tobacco retailer licensing (TRL) policies. These include: Conduct an Environmental Assessment Define the Problem Assess the Legal Landscape Convene a Community Coalition Educate Decision Makers and the Public Create and Adopt a Strong TRL … Read More

News and Research Round Up

Advertising Restictions, Cigarettes, E-Cigarettes, Flavors (including Menthol), Health Warnings, International, Large Cigars, Licensing, Pharmacies, Preemption, Price Promotions, Retailer Density, Smokeless Tobacco and SNUS, Stores Near Schools, Tobacco21, Vape Shops, Youth

Welcome to CounterTobacco.org’s 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 policies and strategies that … Read More

New Research: A Comparison of Three Policy Approaches for Tobacco Retailer Reduction

Licensing, Pharmacies, Retailer Density, Stores Near Schools, Youth

A recent study published in Preventive Medicine examined the relative effectiveness of three different policies in reducing the number and density of tobacco retailers in NC: Prohibiting the sale of tobacco products in pharmacies or stores with a pharmacy counter, Restricting sales of tobacco products within 1000 ft of schools, and Regulating to 500ft the … 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

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

San Francisco Passes Landmark “Tobacco Sales Reduction Act”

Disparities, E-Cigarettes, Licensing, Policy Advocacy, Retailer Density, Stores Near Schools, Youth

The City of San Francisco, California recently passed a piece of legislation called the Tobacco Sales Reduction Act, which aims to halve the number of tobacco retailers in the city over the next 10-15 years.1 The act creates a cap of 45 tobacco sales permits in each of the 11 city districts. As it currently … 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