Sporting super-sized ID-cards that spell out the reality of young adult access to tobacco products in urban communities of color, students from the Community Health Advocates School (CHAS) at August Hawkins High School take to the streets of South Central LA and to the hallways of high school to bust this tobacco-related myth: It’s hard … Read More
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La Amistad es un mercado latino en el noroeste de Portland que rehúsa vender productos de tabaco. En su lugar, los dueños de la tienda venden opciones más saludables como verduras frescas y carne. Esta decisión ha sido un buen ejemplo para su comunidad y también limita la cantidad de productos de tabaco que se … Read More
Meet Steve Hiron, a pharmacy owner in Eugene who is taking a stand against Big Tobacco.
Nearly 3,700 retailers sell tobacco products in Philadelphia, about one for every 160 households. In fact, there are more tobacco retailers per capita in Philadelphia than in any other US city, with the exception of Washington, DC. The number and location of tobacco retailers has a serious impact on the health of a community, and … Read More
Hood River High School students in the school’s health media club have spent time in convenience stores and know how Big Tobacco is targeting them.
Youth care, and youth can make a difference! Members of Evolvement Denver share why they are passionate about their work to pass a non-cigarette tobacco retail licensing ordinance in Denver.
The availability and promotion of tobacco products in stores in our communities impact our kids and increase the likelihood that they will start to smoke. Learn more in “Antonio’s Walk to School” and spread the word how the tobacco industry is targeting our kids.
La disponibilidad y promoción de productos de tabaco en tiendas de nuestras comunidades impactan a nuestros niños y aumentan la probabilidad de que empiecen a fumar. Aprenda más en “El Camino a la Escuela de Antonio” y disemine el mensaje sobre cómo la industria del tabaco intenta atraer a nuestros niños.
Where are kids in Denver getting their tobacco products? It’s simple — they just go to the store! In 2008, 60% of underage Colorado smokers who tried to buy tobacco from a store were successful. Requiring a non-cigarette tobacco retail license will help change this by reducing youth access to tobacco.
Youth of Genesee-Orleans in New York State explains how Big Tobacco markets to them in retail locations as future “replacement smokers” and how this impacts them, their families, and their community. They’ve seen enough!