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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 [...]

Associations of tobacco retailer density and proximity with adult tobacco use behaviours and health outcomes: a meta-analysis

This analysis, published in the international journal Tobacco Control, examined and statistically combined the results of 27 studies of tobacco retail density, adult tobacco use, and health outcomes from 8 countries: Australia, Canada, Denmark, England, Finland, New Zealand, Scotland, and the U.S. The authors found that lower tobacco retailer density was associated with a 2.6% [...]

Trends in the Number and Type of Tobacco Product Retailers, United States, 2000-2017

Authors of this paper developed a protocol to identify U.S. tobacco retailers between 2000 and 2017. Using industry codes and retailer names from a national database, they calculated annual counts of tobacco retailers, together with retailer openings and closings. They found a net increase of 12% over this period overall, from over 317,000 retailers in [...]