As of July 1, retailers in New York State can no longer accept coupons for tobacco and vape products or sell them using multi-pack price promotions. Because New York lives are worth more than increased sales.
Coupons and Multi-Pack Discounts______
$7.5 Billion. That’s how much tobacco companies spend each year on discounts and multi-pack promotions in an effort to attract youth and retain current smokers. And the worst part? It works.
As of July 1, retailers in New York State can no longer accept coupons for tobacco and vape products or sell them using multi-pack price promotions.
As of May 18th, new policies are taking effect across
New York State that help protect our kids and communities from Big Tobacco.
Tobacco Sales in Pharmacies______
No healthcare provider would ever prescribe tobacco. But for years, tobacco has been found in pharmacies, a place where people go for health care. Now, those days are over.
As of May 18th, tobacco products can no longer be sold at pharmacies across New York State.
Flavored Vape Products______
While they might look like candy on the outside, there’s nothing sweet about flavored vape products. And for too long, tobacco companies have been using them to attract and addict kids. Now, that’s changing.
As of May 18th, the sale of flavored vape products including mint and menthol ends across New York State.
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These steps are cause for celebration and appreciation. Let’s celebrate these wins together – and continue to tell Big Tobacco that we’ve seen enough.