In order to effectively reduce tobacco use, it is important to understand the impact of the retail availability of tobacco products. The presence of tobacco retailers can undermine a community’s ability to establish tobacco-free social norms by increasing accessibility to tobacco products including e-cigarettes and increasing exposure to tobacco industry point of sale advertising, marketing and promotions.
Tobacco Control Policies to Help Achieve Health Equity
March 11, 2021
This factsheet provides an overview of how tobacco control policies can help achieve health equity.