Introducing an infographic of talking points and strategies Communities with many tobacco stores—and many stores near one another—often bear the brunt of tobacco use. Greater concentration and higher numbers of tobacco retailers, as well as retailers’ proximity to schools, have been associated with higher rates of youth smoking, higher rates of cigarettes smoked per day, … Read More
Category: Stores Near Schools
The Philadelphia Board of Health voted last week to restrict the number of tobacco retail outlets allowed in the city to 1 per 1000 people in each planning district. This will reduce the density of tobacco retailers, which is linked to high rates of both youth and adult tobacco use, as well as higher rates of tobacco … Read More
This animation was made by Sally Mo, a student at Brooklyn Technical High School about tobacco proliferation in the Bensonhurst 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
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
This animation was made by Ronnica Baptiste, a student at Science Technology and Research Early College High School at Erasmus about tobacco proliferation in the Carnarsie neighborhood of Brooklyn in NYC.
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
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
Is there anything big tobacco wouldn’t do to get cigarettes in front of kids? Each year, they spend billions to place tobacco promotions in stores where kids can see them. And the more tobacco kids see, the more likely they are to start smoking.
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
A new CDC study published in the journal Pediatrics found that exposure to e-cigarette advertising in forms including online, print media (in newspapers and magazines), and in the retail setting is associated with e-cigarette use among middle and high school students. The association also increases in magnitude as exposure increases – the greater the exposure … Read More