Posted by: audreybenenati | March 29, 2010

Tobacco-Free NYS exposes tobacco industry

Today, Tobacco-Free New York State released a new fact sheet detailing the impact of the tobacco industry’s marketing on our youth.

What’s in Store for Our Kids

The excerpts below demonstrate the negative impact tobacco company in-store marketing has on our youth, and our communities.

Tobacco companies spend a massive amount of money marketing their products in stores. This includes payments to licensed tobacco retailers to put their

products in the most visible locations in the store1. As a result, New YorkState residents, including young people 18 and under, are exposed to a substantial

amount of tobacco advertising.

Click here to read the rest of the fact sheet.


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