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A WEBINAR SERIES ON NEW LAWS REGULATING TOBACCO USE
California’s recently enacted tobacco control laws modernize the state’s approach to reducing tobacco use. They strengthen the state’s smokefree workplace provisions and expand the definitions of “smoking” and “tobacco product” to include electronic smoking devices, whether or not they contain...
Webinar presented September 14, 2016
A WEBINAR SERIES ON NEW LAWS REGULATING TOBACCO SALES
California's recently enacted tobacco control laws raised the minimum age for tobacco sales to 21, strengthened regulations on e-cigarettes, and made changes to the state's tobacco retailer licensing program.This webinar provides an overview of these new state laws and outlines how the changes...
Webinar presented August 17, 2016
A webinar on Understanding Veiled Threats
In the past year, we have seen a renewed effort by groups opposing local tobacco control laws throughout California. This webinar provides an overview of these opposition groups, the tactics they have been using across the state, and ways communities can combat them by using policy and organizing...
Webinar presented March 9, 2016
A webinar on fees and how to use our interactive calculator
Tobacco retailer licensing (TRL) programs require all businesses that sell tobacco products to obtain a license from the local jurisdiction in exchange for the privilege of selling these products. California communities that want a TRL program to help reduce smoking rates, often struggle to...
Webinar presented November 13, 2014
A webinar on how policy can help improve health
The link between retail price and tobacco consumption is well documented. When cigarettes cost more, fewer people smoke -- fewer people start, more people quit, and fewer former users relapse -- and those who continue to smoke do so less frequently. This webinar reviews two emerging strategies...
Webinar presented October 30, 2014
A webinar about understanding legislative process at the local level
When discussing the legislative process, many people think only about how to enact policies and laws at the federal and state level. But, how familiar are individuals, groups and organizations with what happens on city councils and with county supervisors when proposing and crafting policy? Much of...
Webinar presented November 7, 2012
A webinar on regulating emerging tobacco products
Big Tobacco knows the heyday of the cigarette is over. But it’s not going down without a fight.Tobacco companies are clever: they’re modifying some products to get around cigarette sales restrictions, and they’ve developed a variety of new items that aren’t smoked at all. Some new products are...
Webinar presented September 25, 2012
A webinar about the Federal Tobacco Control Act
On March 6, 2012, guest speakers from the FDA and local communities joined staff from the Center for Tobacco Policy and Organizing (The Center, a project of the American Lung Association in California) and TALC for a webinar discussion on “What the Federal Tobacco Control Act Does and Doesn’t Do,...
Webinar presented March 6, 2012
A webinar on using development tools for healthier food in small stores
Corner store advocates around the country are exploring how policy approaches could incentivize and sustain healthy changes in small stores. The authority of local governments to regulate land use and economic development and levy taxes lends itself to a number of promising policy interventions....
Webinar presented September 14, 2010
A webinar about the FDA's authority to legalize tobacco products
On Tuesday, October 20, 2009, the Technical Assistance Legal Center (TALC) and the Center for Tobacco Policy & Organizing (the Center) hosted a webinar on the new law that gives the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) the authority to regulate tobacco products.
Webinar presented October 20, 2009