Counter Tobacco is launching its 3rd annual photo contest today! Each year, Counter Tobacco hosts a photo contest encouraging users to grab their mobile devices to capture the tobacco industry’s POS marketing tactics in their own communities. Winners receive bragging rights and a swanky Counter Tobacco prize pack!
ENTER THE CONTEST
Counter Tobacco is looking for images that can be placed in or more of the following categories:
- Greatest Youth Appeal
- Stores near Schools
- Best Map or Infographic
- Funniest/Most Ironic
- Novel Products
- Flavored Little Cigar/CigarilloBoth winning and non-winning images that meet eligibility requirements will be permanently housed in Counter Tobacco’s image gallery. The image gallery serves as a resource for tobacco control advocates and practitioners seeking to regulate tobacco marketing at the point of sale. These images help to both educate and influence decision makers to regulate tobacco POS marketing tactics which have been shown to encourage smoking initiation among youth, undermine quit attempts and encourage the continued consumption of tobacco products.The deadline for submissions is September 18, 2014, 11:59pm EST. Make sure to learn more about how to enter the photo contest. Pick up some tips and tricks to snapping the best POS images by checking out our 2012 and 2013 photo contest winners and honorable mentions.Counter Tobacco looks forward to seeing what striking images you all capture this year!