October
26

Don’t Be Tricked: Flavored Tobacco Is No Treat

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Mint, cherry, apple, chocolate and grape. These are the candy flavors many Western New York youth will get while trick-or-treating this Halloween. They are also the same flavors our teens see in flavored tobacco products near the candy at convenience stores and gas stations across New York. How haunting is it that the tobacco sellers are trying to … Continued

October
17

Capture Big Tobacco’s Marketing Tactics

Just one example of how Big Tobacco markets to youth at the point of sale.

Reality Check (RC) advocates love taking pictures of the tobacco industry’s deceitful tactics in store. So what better way to keep them engaged (and avoiding the summer brain drain) than inviting them to participate in Counter Tobacco’s 2016 photo contest, an annual event focused on exposing Big Tobacco’s Marketing Tactics at retail.  Our young changemakers submitted photos … Continued