Subject: State & Local Experiences

Results: 124

Tobacco Retail Policy Trends in 2022

Between March and May 2022, 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 [...]

Perceived helpfulness of tobacco control policies for supporting cessation: a survey in 30 cities across the US with adults who smoke daily

Erin Vogel from our Stanford team team shared this presentation as part of an ASPiRE panel at the Society for Research on Nicotine & Tobacco 2023 Annual Meeting in San Antonio, Texas on March 3. See the presentation slides. [...]

Case Study: St. Paul, MN Tobacco Ordinance 2021

Illustration of St. Paul, Minnesota

This case study tells the story of the development and implementation of Saint Paul, Minnesota’s 2021 comprehensive retail tobacco ordinance. The case study details the policy development process; highlights the important partnership among the Association for Nonsmokers-Minnesota, the Saint Paul City Council, and the Center for Prevention at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota; [...]

Translating Tobacco Retail Policy Evidence into Practice Through an Academic-Community Partnership

Translating tobacco retail policy evidence into practice through an academic-community partnership presentation title slide

Laura Brossart, who leads our dissemination team, presented an introduction to ASPiRE and a rundown of our latest work at the annual National Conference on Tobacco or Health (NCTOH) in New Orleans on June 30. “Translating Tobacco Retail Policy Evidence into Practice Through an Academic-Community Partnership” featured remarks by Houston CAB member Jennifer Cofer of [...]

Retail endgame strategies: reduce tobacco availability and visibility and promote health equity

In a special communication published in Tobacco Control, ASPiRE’s Amanda Kong and Lisa Henriksen note that an increasing number of countries have set goals for dramatic reductions in smoking. But to achieve those goals and promote health equity, policies are needed to reduce retail sales and visibility of tobacco products. Focusing on retailer reduction strategies [...]