Tobacco Prevention Policy Tool

The Tobacco Prevention Policy Tool showcases various policy strategies that support prevention of youth tobacco initiation, reduction in secondhand smoke exposure, and access to quitlines and cessation services. This tool is designed for pediatricians and other child health care professionals who are interested in focusing advocacy efforts on secondhand smoke and tobacco control in all states and communities, including disparate populations, and among military children and families.

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Use your mouse to click on the cells of the matrix to learn more about the various tobacco and
secondhand smoke prevention and control strategies possible at each level of advocacy.

Hot Topics in Tobacco Control Advocacy

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  Practice School/Child Care Community State National
Prevention of Secondhand Smoke Exposure
  • Countering Industry Messaging
  • 100% Tobacco-free Policies
  • Tobacco Product Sales Restrictions
  • 100% Tobacco-free Policies
  • Tobacco-free Schools
  • 100% Tobacco-free Policies
  • 100% Tobacco-free Policies
  • Tobacco-free Schools
  • 100% Tobacco-free Policies
  • Tobacco-free Schools
Support for Cessation Services
  • Countering Industry Messaging
  • Quitlines and Other Cessation Services
  • Quitlines and Other Cessation Services
  • Quitlines and Other Cessation Services
  • Quitlines and Other Cessation Services
  • Quitlines and Other Cessation Services
Prevention of Youth Initiation of Tobacco Use
  • Media and Advertising Restrictions
  • Countering Industry Messaging
  • Eliminate Branded Promotional Items
  • 100% Tobacco-free Policies
  • Tobacco Product Sales Restrictions
  • Countering Industry Messaging
  • Eliminate Branded Promotional Items
  • 100% Tobacco-free Policies
  • Media and Advertising Restrictions
  • Tobacco-free Schools
  • Tobacco Product Sales Restrictions
  • Eliminate Self-service Displays and Vending
  • Media and Advertising Restrictions
  • Countering Industry Messaging
  • 100% Tobacco-free Policies
  • Tobacco Product Sales Restrictions
  • Point of Purchase Advertising Restrictions
  • Evidence-based Pricing Strategies
  • Eliminate Free Samples and Discounts
  • Eliminate Self-service Displays and Vending
  • Media and Advertising Restrictions
  • Evidence-based Pricing Strategies
  • Countering Industry Messaging
  • Eliminate Branded Promotional Items
  • Zoning Restrictions
  • Tobacco Product Sales Restrictions
  • Eliminate Self-service Displays and Vending
  • Point of Purchase Advertising Restrictions
  • Tobacco Product Placement
  • Eliminate Brand Name Sponsorships
  • Eliminate Free Samples and Discounts
  • Tobacco Product Regulation
  • Media and Advertising Restrictions
  • Evidence-based Pricing Strategies
  • Countering Industry Messaging
  • Eliminate Brand Name Sponsorships
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