Tobacco Control

What's New

April 8, 2014
Although some laws concerning where and when tobacco products can be used are clear-cut, others are more nuanced and can be confusing. To help demystify these laws, ChangeLab Solutions' three newest resources explain strategies for preserving smokefree environments and enforcing smokefree policies in workplaces, rental properties, and college...
March 19, 2014
On Tuesday, San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to make the use of e-cigarettes illegal in bars, restaurants, and businesses, as is currently the norm for other tobacco products. Spearheaded by Supervisor Eric Mar, the legislation will include e-cigarettes in the city’s existing antismoking laws, allowing their use only at...

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.