Policy Areas

retail-environment-thumbnailRetail Environment Tobacco marketing and promotion at the point of sale is a significant factor in youth smoking initiation-and the tobacco industry knows it.

price-policy-thumbnailProduct Pricing Increasing taxes on tobacco products and eliminating tobacco tax evasion helps to reduce tobacco use.

smoke-free-housing-thumbnailSmoke-Free Housing Because smoke travels between units, smoking in multi-unit housing can sicken neighbors.

tobacco-free-outdoors-thumbnailTobacco-Free Outdoor Areas Tobacco-free policies protect the public from second hand smoke and improve the environment as well.

healthy-retailers-thumbnailHealthy Retailers Assist retailers to successfully market healthful food options and provide individuals and families with nutritious options close to home.

other-tobacco-products-thumbnailOther Tobacco Products The use of non-cigarette tobacco products such as smokeless tobacco, hookas, and e-cigarettes is on the rise.

new-york-state-law-thumbnailNew York State Law Summaries of New York law related to tobacco.

public-health-policy-litigation-thumbnailTobacco Litigation Summaries of recent and ongoing lawsuits related to tobacco.

cancer-screening-thumbnailCancer Screening Information concerning Cancer screening.