Increasing Tobacco Prices Through Non-Tax Approaches

…states with minimum price laws had 5–11% higher prices for low-priced cigarettes and  3–9% higher median cigarette prices.,[5] In addition, states whose laws prohibited multi-pack discounts that dropped the price

Glossary

…mitigation fees. [space height=”10″] Multi-pack discounts: Multi-pack discounts are a price discounting strategy used by the tobacco industry, wherein multiple packs are sold for the price of one. For more information,…

E-Cigarettes at the Point of Sale

…e-cigarette, and also more likely to report intentions to try them within the next six month.[37]   Another study of over 2,000 youth, ages 12-17, and 2,000 young adults, ages…

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Point-of-Sale Trends to Watch in 2021

discounting bans. In 2013, New York City was the first city to set a minimum floor price for all cigarettes (then $10.50/pack); they have since raised their minimum floor price for…

Stories from the Field

…estimates that approximately 6,000 retailers will be affected by the new licensing rules, along with roughly 150 “vapor products” distributors. The rules, which are expected to take effect in fall…

January 2018 News and Research Roundup

Cigarettes, Disparities, Displays/Display Ban, E-Cigarettes, FDA, Flavors (including Menthol), Licensing, Little cigars/Cigarillos, Price Promotions, Product Packaging, Smokeless Tobacco and SNUS, Store Assessments, Tobacco21, Vape Shops, Youth

…regulations for flavored tobacco products, including distinguishing between characterizing and non-characterizing levels of flavor. Learn more about flavored tobacco products.   Prices and Price Discounts Sales Trends in Price-Discounted Cigarettes,…

Health Equity and Point of Sale Tobacco Control Policy

…higher income groups. One policy option includes increasing the price of tobacco products. Raising tobacco prices, whether through taxes, banning the redemption of coupons and other discounts, and/or setting minimum…

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