Between March and July 2019, we interviewed tobacco control program managers or coalition members in each of our 30 ASPiRE Community Advisory Board (CAB) cities about their retail policy efforts. We also conducted an online survey of state tobacco control program managers in all 50 states. We collected data on Retail Policy Activity, Barriers, and [...]
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A study examining the effect of a buffer policy banning tobacco retailers from operating within 1000 feet of schools on disparities in tobacco retailer density. The authors found that such policies were most effective in low-income and racially diverse neighborhoods. [...]
A presentation describing agent-based modeling and its use in studying tobacco retail policy implementation and its effect on retail density and cost. [...]
Success in the city: the road to implementation of Tobacco 21 and sensible tobacco enforcement in New York City
A paper describing New York City’s experience and eventual success of its T21 and price policies. Key to its success were strong partnerships, public and political support, and ample local data. [...]