November 25, 2013
ChangeLab Solutions is applauding Chicago’s consideration of ordinances this week that invest in the health of Chicago’s youth. The proposed ordinances will regulate e-cigarettes as “tobacco products” and prohibit the sale of menthol-flavored cigarettes and other flavored tobacco products within 500 feet of schools in the city.Flavored tobacco is...
November 20, 2013
On November 19, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg signed a package of laws designed to restrict the availability of cheap tobacco products and reduce youth smoking rates. These laws reflect innovative strategies that will serve as models for other jurisdictions around the country who seek to use policy and systems change to prevent youth...
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.