18 episodes

Counter Tobacco is a pre-produced, interview and research-based podcast dedicated to the six million people that die from tobacco related causes each year. There are so many reasons why someone picks up their first cigarette and this podcast aims to highlight the role the tobacco industry's influence at the point of sale plays. Episodes will range from in-depth profiles of the demographics most affected by tobacco to stories rooted in the history of the industry's marketing tactics.

The Counter Tobacco podcast is a project of the 501(c)(3) non-profit organization Counter Tools. Our mission is to provide software and consulting services to catalyze place-based public health policies at the local and state level. Find out more at CounterTools.org

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Counter Tobacco is a pre-produced, interview and research-based podcast dedicated to the six million people that die from tobacco related causes each year. There are so many reasons why someone picks up their first cigarette and this podcast aims to highlight the role the tobacco industry's influence at the point of sale plays. Episodes will range from in-depth profiles of the demographics most affected by tobacco to stories rooted in the history of the industry's marketing tactics.

The Counter Tobacco podcast is a project of the 501(c)(3) non-profit organization Counter Tools. Our mission is to provide software and consulting services to catalyze place-based public health policies at the local and state level. Find out more at CounterTools.org

    Heated Tobacco Products

    Heated Tobacco Products

    This episode is designed to answer all your questions about heated tobacco products, or as the industry refers to them, "heat-not-burn" products. This episode covers their design and safety, assesses their marketing and current regulation, examines a bit of the newer research and literature on the products, explains the FDA's 'modified risk' label authorization for the IQOS Heated Tobacco System, and considers policy options moving forward.

    • 25 min
    'Authentic Voices' - An Interview with Shaun Pryor

    'Authentic Voices' - An Interview with Shaun Pryor

    This episode is the first in what we hope will be a new series called, 'Authentic Voices'. In this episode, we speak with Shaun Pryor, a Chicago-native and Oklahoma-transplant who is an outspoken advocate against Big Tobacco and the manipulative tactics they use to lure youth and customers of all ages. We discuss his journey from smoking to quitting to advocacy and action, and touch on the industry's targeting of Black communities and the ways we can make lasting change in tobacco control.

    • 38 min
    Tobacco-Free Pharmacies

    Tobacco-Free Pharmacies

    Pharmacies are licensed healthcare facilities uniquely positioned to provide healthcare services and health advice directly to community members. Yet, many pharmacies still widely promote and sell tobacco products, the leading cause of preventable disease and death in the US. This episode focuses entirely on tobacco-free pharmacies. We'll hone in on evidence-backed research, dive into case studies and success stories, and consider policy options that can establish tobacco-free pharmacies in your community.

    • 15 min
    Tobacco Retailer Licensing

    Tobacco Retailer Licensing

    Tobacco retail licenses (TRLs) are one of the most lasting and effective strategies in tobacco control. This episode offers a mini boot camp in TRL basics; we’ll take a look at what they are, why they are useful, and how your locality can ensure success when implementing one.

    • 13 min
    The Tobacco Industry's Targeting of Low SES Communities

    The Tobacco Industry's Targeting of Low SES Communities

    The tobacco industry spends over $9 billion dollars each year marketing cigarettes and smokeless tobacco in the United States. This episode dives into the ways in which the industry allocates this exorbitant amount of money to target communities of low socioeconomic status, and examines how the industry's manipulative tactics impact disparities in tobacco use and tobacco-related morbidity and mortality. Show notes can be found at https://countertobacco.org/resources-tools/counter-tobacco-podcast/

    • 15 min
    A Look at the Federal Flavor Ban & Tobacco 21

    A Look at the Federal Flavor Ban & Tobacco 21

    Over the past few months, we've seen a lot of changes to the regulatory environment surrounding tobacco products. This episode highlights the new federal Tobacco 21 law and flavor ban, as well as what some states and local jurisdictions have done to advance tobacco control and what yours could potentially be doing.

    • 14 min

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I don’t like authoritarians.

Exactly what the title says. Tobacco 21 was one of many movements on the part of statists to control the bodies of Americans and to feed youth, minorities, and the poor into the prison industrial complex.

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