Policy Options for Restricting Tobacco Sampling and Couponing

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Tuesday, February 7, 2012

This webinar discusses the impact that marketing strategies have on the price of tobacco products and the effects that price reductions have on consumption rates. It explains the importance of policies prohibiting tobacco sampling and limiting the distribution and redemption of tobacco coupons, and outlines various policy options that state and local governments might consider to limit these industry practices. Sponsored by the Public Health Law Center and Tobacco Control Legal Consortium.

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  • Betsy Brock, MPH, Director of Research, Association for Nonsmokers-Minnesota (ANSR-MN)
  • Leslie Zellers, JD, Director of Programs, Public Health Law & Policy (PHLP)
  • Kerry Malloy Snyder, JD, Senior Staff Attorney, Center for Public Health & Tobacco Policy


  • Maggie Mahoney, Deputy Director, Tobacco Control Legal Consortium, a program of the Public Health Law Center