CounterTobacco.org is proud to partner with the following organizations:
Counter Tools is a nonprofit organization with a mission to advance place-based public health. Counter Tools provides training, proprietary software tools and technical assistance to public health workers who are working on point of sale tobacco control and other retail initiatives. The Store Mapper(c) interactive GIS tool helps public health professionals find and display retailer data and quickly identify the impact of policy changes. The Store Audit Center (c) is a comprehensive, customizable mobile data collection tool specially created for cross-category store and neighborhood assessments.
The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids is a non-profit organization devoted to reducing tobacco use and promoting policies to create a future free of the death and disease caused by tobacco. The Campaign provides domestic and international resources across a variety of topics related to tobacco control. They also host Kick Butts Day, an annual event that empowers youth across the US to speak out against Big Tobacco by hosting events and raising awareness in their community.
The Tobacco Control Legal Consortium is an award-winning network of legal centers across the United States. The Consortium provides legal technical assistance and works to assist communities with tobacco law-related issues.
The Public Health Law Center is the Consortium’s sponsoring organization and is based out of the William Mitchell College of Law in Saint Paul, Minnesota. They have numerous fact sheets and tools available for download on their site.
The Center for Public Health and Tobacco Policy is a resource for communities striving to improve public health through implementing evidence-based policies. Funded to work with the New York State cancer prevention program and the tobacco control programs of both New York and Vermont, the center provides support for policies that reduce the availability of tobacco products; protect non-smokers from secondhand smoke; minimize tobacco advertising and promotion; increase cancer screening rates; and promote healthy behaviors. It is affiliated with the Tobacco Control Legal Consortium and is part of the Public Health Advocacy Institute (PHAI) at Northeastern University Law School.
ChangeLab Solutions, formerly known as Public Health Law & Policy, has more than 15 years of tobacco control policy experience. Based in California, they offer a wealth of model policies and fact sheets specific to POS issues.
The mission of the American Lung Association in California is to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease through education, awareness, advocacy and research. Their Center for Tobacco Policy & Organizing project website has many resources to increase the effectiveness of tobacco control advocates. Resources include fact sheets and polling information around the retail environment, as well as a number of community organizing tools.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention—Office on Smoking and Health (OSH) is the lead federal agency for comprehensive tobacco prevention and control. Here you can find many resources related to tobacco control as well as information and data related to state tobacco control programs.
National Cancer Institute, part of the National Institutes of Health, is the primary agency in the United States responsible for cancer research, training, health information dissemination and other programs with respect to the cause, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of cancer, rehabilitation from cancer, and the continuing care of cancer patients and the families of cancer patients.