If you see someone selling tobacco to a minor, or if you see any tobacco products that are not secured behind the counter, call 1-800-5-ASK-4-ID and report it. The call is anonymous.
Make sure your neighborhood has strong local policies to prevent children from obtaining tobacco by visiting the Center for Tobacco Policy and Organizing.
You can also speak up to the manager when you see that a convenience store has a high number of tobacco ads posted. Seventy-five percent of teens visit a convenience store at least once a week and point-of-purchase advertising and displays have been found to increase average tobacco sales by 12 percent.3
Should pharmacies, which are supposed to be keeping you healthy, be able to sell tobacco products? Let your City Council and County Board of Supervisors know your opinion.