Break the Cycle

Philadelphia has one of the highest smoking rates among large US cities. Low income neighborhoods in Philly have more tobacco retailers and tobacco advertising, making it more likely that kids will see smoking as a normal activity and start using tobacco. This is the first campaign of its type in Philadelphia, designed to empower community […]

New Philadelphia Tobacco Retail Regulation

New Tobacco Retailer Regulations On December 8, 2016, the Board of Health approved a regulation concerning tobacco retailing in Philadelphia.¬† These regulations go into effect in January and February 2017. To review the regulation,¬†click here. The regulations includes the following: An increase in the tobacco permit issuance and renewal fees to $300. A limit for […]