MARIN COUNTY JURISDICTIONS: Tobacco Retailer Ordinances
The era of addiction-based industries marketing candy flavored tobacco and vaping devices has come to an end in Marin County. Check your community ordinance here!
Tobacco Industry Targets Low Income Communities (excellent website):
Cigarette Use on Low Socio-economic status populations:
Cost to Society of Smoking Article:
Check out this website on how sinister tobacco and electronic smoking device industries target youth more than ever with ever-increasing addictive products, poisoning their bodies and the environment: Still Blowing Smoke http://stillblowingsmoke.org/
http://stillblowingsmoke.org/#healthCheck out this website on how the tobacco and electronic smoking device industries target youth more than ever: Still Blowing Smoke http://stillblowingsmoke.org/
Targets for the tobacco and e-cigarette industry include youth, http://tobaccofreeca.com/tobacco-industry/targeting-youth/low income people, LGBTQ, minorities and communities of color: https://www.tobaccofreekids.org/assets/factsheets/0208.pdf
We (Smoke-free Marin Coalition members) send social media articles to Marin City and the Canal Community Alliance twice a year to promote high compliance rates with smoke-free and tobacco retailer licensing ordinances.
Here is a video link about how youth are responding to the industry promotions: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gjYT4YG7jOk&t=117s
Marin Leaders Stood up to the Tobacco and Vaping Industries by passing comprehensive Tobacco Flavor Bans and Tobacco Free Pharmacy Ordinances. Check out why in this short mini-documentary: Community Leaders Stand Up to the Tobacco and Vaping Industries!
The tobacco and vaping industries (and other industries promoting addictive substances) deny that they market to youth, but their candy-flavored products tell a different story. To learn more, visit: Flavors Hook Kids - Addiction is NOT a Phase!