Evidence-Based Point-of-Sale Policies to Reduce Youth Tobacco Use in North Carolina

N C Med J. 2022 Jul-Aug;83(4):244-248. doi: 10.18043/ncm.83.4.244.


Many states and localities in the United States are implementing evidence-based tobacco control policies at the retail level, including Tobacco 21 laws, tobacco retailer licensing, restrictions on point-of-sale promotions, and bans on flavored tobacco products. With the passage of new point-of-sale tobacco control policies, North Carolina could reduce youth tobacco use rates.

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Commerce*
  • Humans
  • North Carolina / epidemiology
  • Policy
  • Tobacco Products*
  • Tobacco Use / epidemiology
  • Tobacco Use / prevention & control
  • United States