Storefront Advertising Impacts

 

Tobacco Companies Still Market Their Products to Kids The tobacco companies claim that they have stopped intentionally marketing to kids and targeting youth in their research or promotional efforts, but they continue to advertise tobacco in ways that reach vulnerable underage populations. Short Video: how tobacco is marketed to youth via store environments.

 

Tobacco companies continue to advertise heavily at retail outlets near schools and playgrounds, with large ads and signs clearly visible from outside the stores. In fact, in 2018 tobacco companies spent 96 percent ($8.7 billion) of their total advertising and promotion expenditures on strategies that facilitated retail sales.  Here in Marin, we care about what youth see on their walks to school.

 Tobacco Companies Still Market Their Products to Kids The tobacco companies claim that they have stopped intentionally marketing to kids and targeting youth in their research or promotional efforts, but they continue to advertise tobacco in ways that reach vulnerable underage populations.

 

For example, tobacco companies continue to advertise heavily at retail outlets near schools and playgrounds, with large ads and signs clearly visible from outside the stores. In fact, in 2018 tobacco companies spent 96 percent ($8.7 billion) of their total advertising and promotion expenditures on strategies that facilitated retail sales.  Here in Marin, we care about what youth see on their walks to school.

 

 

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