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 Target Disadvantaged Communities
Disadvantaged communities today are burdened by a disproportionate number of tobacco stores, more prolific and prominent tobacco advertising in those...
Tobacco Companies Recruit Children in Our Stores
The tobacco industry spends billions of dollars each year marketing their products in stores–to recruit new youth smokers....
Laws of New York
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...
Healthy Food Retail
The food retail environment largely determines availability of, access to, and utilization of healthy food, with public health implications ...
Retail Environment marketing of tobacco products drives youth initiation and health disparities–and there are policies to reduce exposure to this harmful marketing.
Tobacco-Free Housing reduces inequitable secondhand exposure to tobacco use at home.
Educational Messaging drives community readiness for policy change.
Tobacco-Free Outdoors protect the public from secondhand exposure and promote a tobacco-free norm.
Other Tobacco Products such as smokeless tobacco, hookah, and e-cigarettes threaten public health gains.
Laws of New York, at the state and local levels, regulate the sales and use of tobacco products.
Youth Initiation of tobacco use is driven by retail marketing in community stores.
Tobacco Litigation is a powerful tool available to public health advocates to protect necessary federal, state, and local tobacco controls.
Health Equity means that everyone has a fair and just opportunity to lead a healthier life.
Healthy Food Retail provides individuals and families with nutritious, accessible food choices close to home.
Cancer Screening can increase survivorship, reduce health care costs, and help maintain a healthy and productive workforce.