Regulating Tobacco Product Advertising and Promotions in the Retail Environment: A Roadmap for States and Localities

J Law Med Ethics. Winter 2015;43(4):878-96. doi: 10.1111/jlme.12326.


Recent amendments to federal law and a burgeoning body of research have intensified public health officials' interest in reducing youth initiation of tobacco use, including by regulating the time, place, or manner of tobacco product advertising at the point of sale. This article analyzes legal obstacles to various strategies for reducing youth initiation.

Publication types

  • Legal Case
  • Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural

MeSH terms

  • Advertising / legislation & jurisprudence*
  • Commerce / legislation & jurisprudence*
  • Humans
  • State Government
  • Tobacco Products / legislation & jurisprudence*
  • United States