This category focuses on public policy issues related to tobacco. These issues include, but are not limited to:

  • Advertising,
  • Smoke-free areas,
  • Taxation,
  • Activism and lobbying,
  • Prevention of tobacco use,
  • Promotion of tobacco use,
  • Media coverage of issues,
  • Economic considerations, and
  • Smuggling.
Sites not listed in this category:

Submit sites that address the economic impact of the tobacco industry, various tobacco policies, and the effects of using tobacco products. It is appropriate for both positive and negative impacts.

The Advocacy category focuses on activities designed to influence personal behavior, public opinion, and legislation regarding tobacco products. It includes sites related to activism, advertising, marketing, and public relations. It also includes sites offering critiques of these activities. Expect to find sites related to:

  • Activist organizations,
  • Specific campaigns,
  • "How-to" guides and information, and
  • Critiques of the actions taken by others.

Sites about the economic impact of the tobacco industry, various tobacco policies, and the effects of using tobacco products.
Submit sites that address the economic impact of the tobacco industry, various tobacco policies, and the effects of using tobacco products. It is appropriate for both positive and negative impacts.
Sites about actions taken, or not taken, by government officials, agencies, or candidates for public office, that primarily affect the tobacco industry and the use of tobacco products. This includes sites about factors that influence their actions.
How the tobacco industry works: develops strategy, engineers product, promotes product, influences public perception, wields power in Congress and the courts.
Please submit sites on industry conduct and practices.
Sites about how the media, such as newpapers, magazines, radio, and television, cover tobacco news and issues. This includes sites about factors that influence how they cover it.
Submit sites about how the media cover tobacco news and issues.
Sites about public policy issues related to secondhand smoke, also known as passive smoking and environmental tobacco smoke.
Submit sites about public policy issues related to secondhand smoke. Sites about the health effects of secondhand smoke should be submitted to theHealth Effects of Secondhand Smoking category instead.
Sites about the smuggling of tobacco products.