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Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2015
Level City or Town, County
State(s) All States
Source National Association of County & City Health Officials
Policy Areas Food, Health
This report features case studies of big cities successfully preventing and/or combating chronic disease. Strategies include improving nutrition by increasing access to healthy food and limiting sugar-sweetened beverage consumption, increasing physical activity through promoting healthy...

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2020
Level City or Town, County, State
State(s) All States
Source ChangeLab Solutions
Policy Areas Democracy & Governance, Health
Local policy is more likely to generate lasting change if it responds to the needs and priorities of local residents and is grounded in their lived experiences. However, some state legislatures are using the legal doctrine of preemption to block local policy innovations. This report...

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2016
Level City or Town, County
State(s) All States
Source ChangeLab Solutions
Policy Areas Health, Food
In many places, residents lack access to fruits and vegetables, but can easily find tobacco and alcohol. This playbook presents 15 strategies to achieve a healthy retail environment—one where it is easier to make healthy choices than unhealthy ones. In particular, these strategies...

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2015
Level City or Town, County
State(s) All States
Source ChangeLab Solutions
Policy Areas Health
Tobacco retailer licensing (TRL) is a policy requiring all stores that sell tobacco to obtain a special license for the privilege of selling these products to consumers. TRL can be used to implement and enforce a variety of policies aimed at reducing access and exposure to tobacco...

Type Ordinance or Resolution
Year 2011
Level City or Town
State(s) All States
Source Americans for Nonsmokers' Rights
Policy Areas Public Spaces, Health, Environment & Natural Resources
This model ordinance prohibits smoking in public places (e.g. restaurants, health care facilities, and retail stores), places of employment, private clubs, residential facilities, and certain outdoor areas. It also grants any person in control of an establishment (i.e. owners, operators,...

Type Ordinance or Resolution
Year 2012
Level City or Town, County
State(s) All States
Source Americans For Nonsmokers' Rights
Policy Areas Environment & Natural Resources, Health, Public Spaces
This model ordinance prohibits smoking in outdoor places of employment, outdoor public places, outdoor residential facilities, and city or county owned property. It defines the enforcement of the law, penalties for violating the law's terms, and posting requirements for "no smoking"...

Type Ordinance or Resolution
Year 2020
Level City or Town
State(s) Illinois
Source Chicago City Council
Policy Areas Health
This ordinance prohibits licensed retail tobacco dealers from selling, giving away, bartering, exchanging, or otherwise dealing in flavored tobacco products or accessories for such products....

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