Subject: State & Local Experiences

Results: 112

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 [...]

Tailoring dissemination of evidence to preferences of tobacco control partners: results from an academic-community partnership

A study published in Substance Abuse, Treatment, Prevention, and Policy explores the academic-community partnership between the ASPiRE Center and its Community Advisory Board. ASPiRE co-authors Virginia McKay, Mia Vogel, Todd Combs, Laura Brossart, Amy  Endrizal, Stephanie Andersen, Timothy Poor, Margaret Mahoney, and Douglas Luke describe the approach we took to assess and respond to stakeholders’ [...]

Cheaper tobacco product prices at US Air Force Bases compared with surrounding community areas, 2019

A study published in Tobacco Control evaluates compliance with a U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) policy requiring stores on military bases to set tobacco prices comparable to stores in the surrounding community. The authors conducted store audits of 23 on-base and 50 off-base retailers in Texas. They found the median price of cigarettes and smokeless [...]