Oh, the times they are a-changin’. As U Minn prepares to go tobacco-free, U Minn President asserts that “A tobacco-free campus has become an expectation rather than an innovation.”
Will Albany County be the first in New York State to prohibit the sale of tobacco in pharmacies?
CVS is telling employees they must be tobacco-free by May 1, 2014, yet continues to sell tobacco in its stores. While it’s admirable to want to improve employee health, shouldn’t the customers’ health also matter to pharmacies?
Take a look at the usual suspects and the new villains in this infographic by the Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids
Already being done in several countries including Canada, Mayor Bloomberg’s proposal to put cigarettes out of public sight would be the first in the nation. Studies have shown that cigarette displays act as cues to smoke, even among those not explicitly intending to buy cigarettes, and those trying to avoid buying cigarettes.