Research Reports

Tobacco-Free Outdoor Areas

A Citizen's Guide to New York Tobacco Controls
Guide to current federal and state tobacco controls and their appropriate enforcement agencies.

Creating Smoke Free Spaces: Policy Options to Reduce Secondhand Smoke Exposure and Tobacco Use in Vermont
Report exploring policies to reduce exposure to secondhand smoke and tobacco use in Vermont.

Smoke-Free Housing

Creating Smoke Free Spaces: Policy Options to Reduce Secondhand Smoke Exposure and Tobacco Use in Vermont
Report exploring policies to reduce exposure to secondhand smoke and tobacco use in Vermont.

Retail Environment

Advancing Tobacco Control: The Known the New and the Next
Excerpts and summaries of 2014 Surgeon General's Report

Reducing Youth Exposure to Tobacco Marketing
Report exploring policies to reduce exposure to tobacco marketing at the point-of-sale through comprehensive licensing, zoning and board of health rules.

A Citizen's Guide to New York Tobacco Controls
Guide to current federal and state tobacco controls and their appropriate enforcement agencies.

Tobacco Retail Licensing: Local Regulation of the Number, Location and Type of Tobacco Retail Establishments in New York
Research report explaining the relationship between the retail environment and tobacco use.

Tobacco Price Promotion: Local Regulation of Discount Coupons and Certain Value Added Sales
Research report explaining the use of price promotions by the tobacco industry and their effect on tobacco use, particularly among vulnerable populations. Contains model policy.

Tobacco Price Promotion: Policy Responses to Industry Price Manipulation
Research report providing an overview of tobacco industry pricing strategies and their impact on tobacco use.

Cause and Effect: Tobacco Marketing Increases Youth Tobacco use
Excerpts from the 2012 Surgeon General's Report on the effect of tobacco marketing on youth smoking. The report concludes with potential evidence-based policy solutions to reduce the effect of marketing on youth tobacco use.

Addressing the Point of Sale: Options for Reducing Youth Tobacco Use in Vermont
Technical report discussing policy options for reducing youth tobacco use.

Prohibiting Tobacco Sales in Vermont's Pharmacies
Report discussing the public health problems presented when pharmacies, a trusted healthcare resource, sell tobacco products which are inherently dangerous to health. This report also includes information which may support community education related to a policy prohibiting pharmacy sales of tobacco products.

Tax Evasion in New York State
Research report describing methods of tobacco tax evasion, its effect on public health, and potential solutions to limit successful tax evasion and its impact.

Taxation

Tax Evasion in New York State
Research report describing methods of tobacco tax evasion, its effect on public health, and potential solutions to limit successful tax evasion and its impact.

New York State Law

A Citizen's Guide to New York Tobacco Controls
Guide to current federal and state tobacco controls and their appropriate enforcement agencies.

Other Tobacco Products

A Citizen's Guide to New York Tobacco Controls
Guide to current federal and state tobacco controls and their appropriate enforcement agencies.

Vermont

Vermont's Legal Landscape
Report describing the legal framework of Vermont's tobacco control laws.

Addressing the Point of Sale: Options for Reducing Youth Tobacco Use in Vermont
Technical report discussing policy options for reducing youth tobacco use.

Creating Smoke Free Spaces: Policy Options to Reduce Secondhand Smoke Exposure and Tobacco Use in Vermont
Report exploring policies to reduce exposure to secondhand smoke and tobacco use in Vermont.

Prohibiting Tobacco Sales in Vermont's Pharmacies
Report discussing the public health problems presented when pharmacies, a trusted healthcare resource, sell tobacco products which are inherently dangerous to health. This report also includes information which may support community education related to a policy prohibiting pharmacy sales of tobacco products.

Tobacco Product Pricing Policy in Vermont
Report describing the relationship between product price and tobacco use. This report includes policy examples and related considerations and best practices.

Federal Law

A Citizen's Guide to New York Tobacco Controls
Guide to current federal and state tobacco controls and their appropriate enforcement agencies.

Product Pricing

Tobacco Price Promotion: Local Regulation of Discount Coupons and Certain Value Added Sales
Research report explaining the use of price promotions by the tobacco industry and their effect on tobacco use, particularly among vulnerable populations. Contains model policy.

Tobacco Price Promotion: Policy Responses to Industry Price Manipulation
Research report providing an overview of tobacco industry pricing strategies and their impact on tobacco use.

Cause and Effect: Tobacco Marketing Increases Youth Tobacco use
Excerpts from the 2012 Surgeon General's Report on the effect of tobacco marketing on youth smoking. The report concludes with potential evidence-based policy solutions to reduce the effect of marketing on youth tobacco use.

Tobacco Product Pricing Policy in Vermont
Report describing the relationship between product price and tobacco use. This report includes policy examples and related considerations and best practices.

Tax Evasion in New York State
Research report describing methods of tobacco tax evasion, its effect on public health, and potential solutions to limit successful tax evasion and its impact.

Healthy Environments

Healthy Retailing: Improving Access to Healthy Foods at the Corner Store
A technical report on healthy food retail licensing, zoning, and voluntary programs

Cancer Screening

Cancer Screenings: Workplace Policies to Improve Screening Rates
Research report identifying the need to increase screening rates for breast, cervical and colorectal cancers, and identifying two workplace policies that may advance that effort.