News and Research Round Up

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

Restricting Tobacco Advertising and Promotions: Dealing with Legal Obstacles

Advertising Restictions, Displays/Display Ban, Health Warnings, Licensing, Pharmacies, Policy Advocacy, Preemption, Price Promotions, Stores Near Schools, Tobacco21

In a new article in The Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics, entitled “Regulating Tobacco Product Advertising and Promotions in the Retail Environment: A Roadmap for States and Localities,” authors Lange, Hoefges & Ribisl discuss legal obstacles to various strategies for reducing youth tobacco use initiation and outline point of sale interventions for localities and … Read More

News and Research Round Up

Cigarettes, Disparities, Displays/Display Ban, E-Cigarettes, Flavors (including Menthol), Health Warnings, International, Licensing, Price Promotions, Retailer Density, 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

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

E-Cigarettes, Flavors (including Menthol), Health Warnings, Large Cigars, Licensing, Little cigars/Cigarillos, Minimum pack size, Pharmacies, Policy Advocacy, Price Promotions, 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

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

Chicago Dept. of Public Health Launches “Tastes of Toxins” Campaign

E-Cigarettes, Flavors (including Menthol), Media Campaign, Stores Near Schools, Youth

The Chicago Department of Public Health recently launched a new campaign to help reduce youth smoking called “Tastes of Toxins.” The campaign focuses on raising awareness about the health risks of using “Other Tobacco Products” (OTPs) such as cigarillos, hookahs, e-cigarettes, snuff, and chewing tobacco, which are often candy or fruit-flavored, yet can be just … Read More