Reduce patients’ out-of-pocket costs for cessation therapies such as nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) and cessation counseling participation
Policies & Programs
Policies and programs that can improve health
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Limit promotion, placement, flavoring, or pricing of tobacco products via regulation
Deliver phone-based behavioral counseling for tobacco users who want to quit with follow-up calls scheduled proactively following initial contact
Require retailers to purchase licenses, typically annually, to sell tobacco products; retailers must abide by all tobacco control laws to maintain licenses
Set the number, type, proximity, and density of tobacco retailers, especially near homes and schools, via state or local zoning, licensing restrictions, or other regulations
Increase tobacco per unit prices through taxes at the federal, state, or local level
Modify the built environment to affect traffic speed and patterns via speed humps, pedestrian center crossing islands, roundabouts, etc.
Establish time-limited, subsidized, paid job opportunities to provide a bridge to unsubsidized employment
Support and strengthen traumatized and distressed residents and communities and address effects of trauma (e.g., violence, poverty, homelessness, social isolation, racism, etc.) via a comprehensive, multi-stakeholder...
Support a trauma-informed juvenile justice system through staff training and broad adoption of trauma-informed practices and policies