Local governments often lead the way in adopting laws and policies aimed at improving health outcomes and reducing inequities, including point-of-sale commercial tobacco control policies. However, state preemption can thwart local efforts to adopt laws and policies that protect public health and advance health equity.

Tobacco Point of Sale Preemption Playbook

The Tobacco Point of Sale Preemption Playbook, a new resource from Counter Tools and ChangeLab Solutions, equips tobacco prevention staff and their partners with the knowledge, context, and resources needed to understand how preemption influences their work.

Learn more about the different forms preemption can take, key steps and legal considerations for determining local authority, and strategies communities across the country are using to make progress despite preemption at the point of sale.

Download the Playbook here