Fact Sheets & Other Publications

Tobacco-Free Outdoor Areas

Creating Smoke Free Spaces: Policy Options to Reduce Secondhand Smoke Exposure and Tobacco Use in Vermont

Retail Environment

Influencing Youth at the POS
A set of factsheets describing the point of sale tobacco marketing problem and its impact on youth.

Retail Stores as Recruitment Centers
Fact sheet illustrating the manner in which tobacco marketing in the retail environment targets youth.

The POS Problem in Numbers
Statistics associated with tobacco industry presence at the point of sale.

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.

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

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.

Effect of Point of Sale Displays on Youth
Fact sheet describing the particular effect that tobacco point of sale displays have on youth.

Vermont POS Toolkit
A set of factsheets describing the point of sale tobacco marketing problem and its impact on youth.

Tobacco Industry Marketing in 2012
Fact sheet illustrating Tobacco Industry marketing expenditures, particularly at the point of sale.

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.

Tobacco Retailer Number, Density & Location: Effects on Youth and Other Vulnerable Populations
A fact sheet describing the effect of tobacco retailer number, density and location on tobacco use by youth and other vulnerable populations

New York State Law

Tobacco Use and Schools: Summary of Current Laws Applicable to New York Schools
This fact sheet summarizes the state and federal laws that address tobacco use in New York schools and on school grounds.

Other Tobacco Products

E-Cigarettes Fact Sheet
Fact sheet describing e-cigarettes, their legal status, and local policy options.

Hookah Bars and New York's Clean Indoor Air Act
Resource describing Hookah bars and New York's Clean Indoor Air Act.

Product Pricing

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

Tobacco Industry Marketing in 2012
Fact sheet illustrating Tobacco Industry marketing expenditures, particularly at the point of sale.

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