- Asha Banks, MPA, Office on Smoking and Health at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
- Ian McLaughlin, JD, ChangeLab Solutions
- Monty Messex, MPH, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health
- Aneena Pokkamthanam, MPH, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health
Tobacco retailer licensing has emerged as one of the most effective and versatile regulatory strategies to reduce youth access and exposure to tobacco products and marketing in the retail environment. This webinar addressed the steps necessary to create and implement an effective tobacco retailer licensing policy. ChangeLab Solutions introduced a new tool to help local health departments and tobacco control professionals along the path to licensing, the Tobacco Retailer Licensing Playbook. Guest speakers shared their successful tobacco retailer licensing programs and discuss their approach to craft, enact, and enforce an effective policy. View and listen to the recording below or here.