Providing Legal Expertise to Support Public Health Policy
The Public Health and Tobacco Policy Center provides legal technical assistance and policy support for community educators and elected officials...
Tobacco Companies Recruit Children in Our Stores
The tobacco industry spends billions of dollars each year marketing their products in the retail environment–to recruit new youth smokers....
New York State Law
New York State is a leader in tobacco control policy. Learn more about New York’s tobacco control policies here....
Other Tobacco Products
The use of non-cigarette tobacco products such as smokeless tobacco, hookah, and e-cigarettes is on the rise. Check out the latest on these products...
Many communities provide limited access to full-service grocery stores for their residents. Those who live in these areas often rely on corner stores...
Keeping Tobacco Product Prices High in Your Community
Tax evasion and the tobacco industry’s manipulation of product prices are undermining effective public health policies....
Retail Environment Tobacco marketing and promotion at the point of sale is a significant factor in youth smoking initiation-and the tobacco industry knows it.
Product Pricing Increasing taxes on tobacco products and eliminating tobacco tax evasion helps to reduce tobacco use.
Smoke-Free Housing Because smoke travels between units, smoking in multi-unit housing can sicken neighbors.
Tobacco-Free Outdoor Areas Tobacco-free policies protect the public from second hand smoke and improve the environment as well.
Healthy Retailers Assist retailers to successfully market healthful food options and provide individuals and families with nutritious options close to home.
Other 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 Summaries of New York law related to tobacco.
Tobacco Litigation Summaries of recent and ongoing lawsuits related to tobacco.
Cancer Prevention Information concerning cancer prevention.