Tearing down the power walls: point of sale tobacco control strategies
Wednesday, November 4, 2015: 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Anti-smoking messages at point-of-sale locations have become an increasing focus of tobacco control efforts by local jurisdictions. In this session, presenters evaluate the types, context and effectiveness of tobacco control messages at point-of-sale in addition to analyses of the political and legal implications of these tobacco control efforts.
Session Objectives: Explain anti-smoking education efforts at the point-of-sale and current state of research on anti-smoking print ads.
Discuss relationships between local tobacco control activities and increased support for point of sale tobacco control policies.
Discuss the utility of a standardized tool for tobacco assessment for retail settings and how it can be used to advocate for new point-of-sale policies.
Discuss whether carefully drafted tobacco advertising policies can survive First Amendment and preemption challenges.
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Organized by: Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs
Endorsed by: Law, Public Health Education and Health Promotion, APHA-Committee on Women's Rights
Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)
Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)