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Counter Tobacco Podcast

Jun 7, 2019

In this episode, we interview Katherine Ungar, Executive Director of the Preventing Tobacco Addiction Foundation. Learn about how interest in policies raising the minimum legal sales age to 21 (or "Tobacco 21" policies) has grown in the US, what makes a strong Tobacco 21 policy, and pitfalls to avoid. We talk about...


Dec 19, 2018

In this episode, we talk with Jake Wilson, a junior and statistics major at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, who has been taking a service-learning course titled "Tobacco and America," which "examines the complex significances of tobacco—a plant of great local importance to North Carolina—by placing...


Oct 10, 2018

On June 14, 2018, Counter Tools and CounterTobacco.org held their 4th quarterly webinar. The webinar covered the intersection of point-of-sale tobacco and the military, with Amanda Kong, a UNC researcher and doctoral student, presenting her team's findings pertaining to the pricing of tobacco products on Air Force...


May 25, 2018

For this bonus episode of the podcast, following up on our episode on African-American Tobacco Use and Industry Targeting," two Counter Tools staff members, Jackie Boards and Rose DeLeon-Foote had the opportunity to interview Dr. Phillip Gardiner, Co-Chair of the African-American Tobacco Control Leadership Council,...


May 20, 2018

Episode Five: African-American Tobacco Use and Industry Targeting On this episode of the Counter Tobacco Podcast, we continue our discussion at how different aspects of people’s lives are used by big tobacco and ultimately, how we can stop their influence from further spreading. Today’s episode focuses on...