Tobacco Control

Tools for Tobacco Prevention

Limiting access to tobacco products is the first step in preventing tobacco-related diseases. Effective strategies include eliminating the sale of tobacco products to minors, regulating electronic cigarettes, increasing enforcement of existing laws, and reducing exposure to secondhand smoke. We offer a wide range of resources to help communities tailor and implement tobacco prevention policy options.

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Tobacco Retail Licensing Playbook

Tobacco Retailer Licensing Playbook

Tobacco Retailer Licensing Playbook: this easy-to-use playbook outlines the ten strategies necessary for developing, implementing, and enforcing a comprehensive TRL policy. It provides all the steps and considerations involved in building support for TRL, and includes examples and key resources to help communities create a strong local policy that improves public health.

Implementing Tobacco-Free Pharmacies

Implementing Tobacco-Free Pharmacies

Implementing Tobacco-Free Pharmacies: this user-friendly resource provides talking points and key information to get people started on implementing tobacco-free pharmacies. Residents, community health advocates, and decisionmakers can use this infographic to learn why eliminating tobacco sales in pharmacies is important and help them choose the best strategies for their community.

Tobacco Companies Are Sweet-Talking Our Kids

Tobacco Companies Are Sweet-Talking Our Kids

Tobacco Companies Are Sweet-Talking Our Kids: ChangeLab Solutions, in collaboration with the Healthy Stores for a Healthy Community campaign, created this easy-to-use infographic to illustrate ways communities can make it much more difficult for Big Tobacco to sweet-talk our kids. Residents, advocates, and decision makers can use this resource to (1) learn why limiting tobacco retailers’ proximity to schools, reducing their product offerings, setting minimum package sizes and prices, and restricting their promotional strategies are important for children’s health and (2) help stakeholders choose the best strategies for their community.