Counter Tobacco Podcast Episode 20: On Your Radar – August Part 2

Cigarettes, E-Cigarettes, Flavors (including Menthol), Podcast, Product Availability, Retailer Density, Smokeless Tobacco and SNUS, Tobacco21, Youth

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“On Your Radar” is a new episode format, where we release two mini-episodes – one halfway through the month, one at the end of the month – that provide you with the most recent and relevant news stories and research on countering tobacco product sales, promotions, and marketing in the retail environment. Listen to Part 2 to learn what has happened in point-of-sale tobacco control in the second half of August 2020. 

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Transcript for the episode can be found here.


Sources – News Stories:

New Hampshire House Bill 1245


NH tobacco age raised to 21 after push by Sen. Watters, Dover

Nebraska Legislative Bill 1064

Nebraska’s legislature raises tobacco purchasing age to 21-years-old, bill awaits Governor’s signature (update)

Nebraska raises legal smoking age to


Tobacco 21 Model Policy


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System Results

Tobacco product use among high school students – Youth Risk Behavior Survey, United States, 2019


SB-793 Flavored Tobacco Products

California on track to ban flavored tobacco productsCBS SF Bay Area

California Assembly votes overwhelmingly to end the sale of flavored tobacco products; state poised to delivery historic victory for kids over tobacco industryCampaign for Tobacc-Free Kids

Big tobacco mounts blitz again Calif flavor ban (SB 793) making its usual failing argumentsUniversity of California San Francisco Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education



Retail Tobacco Density & Access Executive SummaryASPiRE [For city specific findings: Tobacco Retailers]

Assessment of menthol and nonmenthol cigarette consumption in the US, 2000 to 2018JAMA Network Open

Evaluating how licensing-law strategies will impact disparities in tobacco retailer density: A simulation in OhioTobacco Control is a project of Counter Tools. Counter Tools (logo)
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