Fact Sheets & Other Publications

Retail Environment

Tobacco Disparities: Evidence Supports Policy Change
Two fact sheets providing evidence of tobacco-related disparities and acknowledging the influence of the tobacco industry on the environment and reciprocal influence of environment on behavior.

Oh Snap! Countering Tobacco Industry Opposition to Local Tobacco Controls
This compilation of fact sheets focuses on misleading industry claims about effective public health policy interventions, and aims to equip public health advocates to refute misinformation.

Pharmacies Send Mixed Messages: Giving the Green, Yellow, and Red Lights to Smoking
Fact sheet describing the problems associated with tobacco sales by pharmacies.

U.S. Tobacco Companies Spend Billions Marketing Their Products
Tobacco companies spent the majority of their billions of marketing dollars in 2016 to control the retail environment. Most of those expenditures are designed to keep product prices low.

Just the Facts: Tobacco Retail Licensing
Fact sheet briefly describing the role tobacco retail licensing may play in reducing tobacco use.

Legal Issues: Tobacco Retail Licensing
Fact sheet briefly describing some of the legal issues to be considered when crafting a tobacco retail licensing system.

Tobacco 21
Fact sheet describing evidence supporting an increase in the minimum legal age of access for tobacco products from 18 (or 19) to 21.

Point of Sale Problem in Numbers
Fact sheet identifying key statistics about retail tobacco marketing and its effect on youth.

Retail Stores as Recruitment Centers for Youth Smokers
Fact sheet describing influence on youth of industry marketing in the retail environment.

Disparities Fact Sheet
Fact sheet explaining the disproportionate impact of tobacco marketing on youths, minorities, racial and ethnic minorities, and those of low income and education.

Other Tobacco Products

Why Regulate the Sale of E-cigarettes?
This fact sheet briefly describes the rationale for regulating Electronic Aerosol Delivery Systems (e-cigarettes) alongside conventional tobacco products.

Why Regulate the Sale of Hookah Tobacco?
This fact sheet briefly describes the rationale for regulating the sale of hookah tobacco.

Why Regulate the Sale of Flavored Tobacco Products?
This fact sheet briefly describes the rationale for regulating the sale of flavored tobacco products.

Product Pricing

Just the Facts: New York Cigarette Marketing Standards Act
A fact sheet breaking down the New York State Minimum Cigarette Price Law

U.S. Tobacco Companies Spend Billions Marketing Their Products
Tobacco companies spent the majority of their billions of marketing dollars in 2016 to control the retail environment. Most of those expenditures are designed to keep product prices low.

Cancer Screening

Developing a Paid Leave Policy
Fact Sheet identifying key considerations for developing a paid leave policy for employees

Paid Leave-Benefit for Employee and Employer
Fact sheet describing the benefits of paid leave employment policies.