February 5, 2014
ChangeLab Solutions applauds the decision by drugstore giant CVS/Caremark to stop selling all tobacco products at its pharmacy stores nationwide. CVS has said it plans to establish itself as more of a healthcare provider, and making the change brings its retail profile more in line with miniclinics and other similar services.Communities that would...
January 17, 2014
The first Surgeon General’s report on the effects of smoking, released in 1964, confirmed the negative effects of tobacco use, and led to significant changes in the way we think about tobacco and work to regulate it. Today, the Surgeon General released the 50th Anniversary Surgeon General’s Report: The Health Consequences of Smoking—50 Years of...
The Smokescreen of Misinformation
Groups opposing local tobacco retailer licensing ordinances have become more active throughout California. The Center for Tobacco Policy and Organizing, a project of the American Lung Association in California and ChangeLab Solutions (formerly known as TALC), discussed these opposition groups, their tactics, and their connection to the tobacco industry.