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Report by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Deadly Alliance: How Big Tobacco and Convenience Stores Partner to Market Tobacco Products and Fight Life-Saving Policies

Key findings of the report Convenience stores and other retail outlets have become by far the dominant channel for marketing tobacco products in the United States Point-of-sale marketing is very effective at reaching kids and influencing them to smoke.

Tobacco companies, inhibited by their own negative reputations, have enlisted convenience stores as front groups to oppose tobacco tax increases and other policies to reduce tobacco use. For more information about the Report, visit Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids

For information about what you can do, visit, a resource for local, state, and federal organizations working to counteract tobacco product sales and marketing at the point of sale.