December 2017 News and Research Roundup

Advertising Restictions, Disparities, E-Cigarettes, FDA, Flavors (including Menthol), Licensing, Little cigars/Cigarillos, Retailer Density, Smokeless Tobacco and SNUS, Stores Near Schools, Tobacco21, Uncategorized, 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

2017 Photo Contest Winners Announcement

Cigarettes, Disparities, E-Cigarettes, Flavors (including Menthol), International, Little cigars/Cigarillos, Photo Contest, Price Promotions, Product Packaging, Product Placement, Self-Service, Smokeless Tobacco and SNUS, Stores Near Schools, Vape Shops, Youth

We asked our audience to submit photos showcasing tobacco industry marketing tactics and promotional strategies at the point of sale (POS), and we received over 45 great photos from 11 states and even as far away as Pakistan. The entries cover a wide range of problems at the point of sale, and beyond just the contest, we … Read More

Counter Tobacco Podcast Episode Two:  National Tobacco Prevention Campaigns

Disparities, Media Campaign, Podcast, Smokeless Tobacco and SNUS, Youth

Episode Two:  National Tobacco Prevention Campaigns The war on tobacco rages on.  So who’s on our side? This episode of the Counter Tobacco podcast explores some of the national tobacco prevention campaigns going on right now, as well as the most infamous public service announcement of all time. Listen below or download the episode from … Read More

February 2017 News and Research Roundup

Cigarettes, Displays/Display Ban, E-Cigarettes, FDA, Flavors (including Menthol), Licensing, Media Campaign, Non-Tax Price Increases, Pharmacies, Price Promotions, Product Packaging, Smokeless Tobacco and SNUS, 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

December 2016 News and Research Roundup

Cigarettes, E-Cigarettes, FDA, Flavors (including Menthol), Health Warnings, Large Cigars, Licensing, Little cigars/Cigarillos, Minimum price, Non-Tax Price Increases, Smokeless Tobacco and SNUS, 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

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

FTC Reports on Tobacco Industry Marketing Expenditures for 2014 Released

Cigarettes, Price Promotions, Smokeless Tobacco and SNUS

In 2014, the tobacco industry spent over $8.2 billion marketing and promoting cigarettes and smokeless tobacco at the point of sale. These point of sale expenditures account for nearly 91% of their total marketing expenditures on cigarettes and smokeless tobacco combined. These figures, recently released in the Federal Trade Commission Reports on Cigarettes and Smokeless Tobacco Sales and Marketing Expenditures in … Read More

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

Advertising Restictions, Cigarettes, E-Cigarettes, Flavors (including Menthol), Health Warnings, Licensing, Little cigars/Cigarillos, Non-Tax Price Increases, Policy Advocacy, Price Promotions, Product Availability, Product Placement, Smokeless Tobacco and SNUS, Store Assessments, Youth

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

FDA Releases Final Deeming Rule Regulating All Tobacco Products

Cigarettes, E-Cigarettes, FDA, Flavors (including Menthol), Health Warnings, Large Cigars, Little cigars/Cigarillos, Smokeless Tobacco and SNUS, Youth Tags:

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

Federal Trade Commission Reports on Cigarette and Smokeless Tobacco Sales and Marketing Expenditures in 2013

Cigarettes, Price Promotions, Smokeless Tobacco and SNUS

In 2013, the tobacco industry spent over $8.6 billion on marketing and promoting cigarettes and smokeless tobacco at the point of sale. These point of sale expenditures account for 91.2% of their total marketing expenditures. These figures, recently released in the Federal Trade Commission reports on Cigarette and Smokeless Tobacco Sales and Marketing Expenditures in 2013, document a continued … Read More