March 10, 2014
The use of e-cigarettes has grown exponentially in a short amount of time, prompting many states, counties and cities throughout the United States to take fast action in regulating the use of these new tobacco products. In California, over 40 cities have taken action to regulate where e-cigarettes can be used and how they can be sold. Some recent...
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...
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.