The Story of Inequity website paints a picture of the tobacco use problem among several of California’s vulnerable populations and serves as a tool to hold CTCP accountable for preventing and reducing tobacco use among these groups.
The Online California Adult Tobacco Survey (Online CATS) is an online survey that gathers data on tobacco use behavior and tobacco-related beliefs among California residents age 18 to 64. Online CATS is primarily used to help prioritize interventions and guide specific tobacco control related campaigns. This document highlights key data from the 2019 and 2020 waves of Online CATS.
This 2019 report is a reference for recent tobacco control statistics for the state of California. It includes statewide tobacco data around a variety of topics including electronic smoking devices, flavored tobacco, secondhand smoke, tobacco retail, tobacco policies, and smoking cessation.
This report is a reference for recent tobacco control statistics for the state of California. It includes statewide tobacco data around a variety of topics including electronic smoking devices, flavored tobacco, secondhand smoke, health effects, tobacco retail environment, and smoking cessation.
The Density of Tobacco Retailers Fact Sheet provides information about how density of tobacco retailers can influence tobacco use, and strategies to reduce tobacco retailers and tobacco use.
This fact sheet highlights the impacts of decreasing and increasing the price of tobacco products. Evidence-based strategies to influence the price of tobacco products are also provided.
An updated comprehensive review of tobacco-related data across the state of California. The report includes data on smoking prevalence, tobacco consumption, secondhand smoke exposure, health effects, tobacco industry spending, and smoking cessation.
This evaluation report describes evaluation activities for the California Tobacco Control Program related to activities supported by federal funding pursuant to DP- 14-1410 Public Health Approaches for Ensuring Quitline Capacity and CDC-RFA DP 15-1509 National State-Based Tobacco Control Program.
These figures summarize data from the 2019 Young Adult Tobacco Purchase Survey (YATPS). The YATPS has been conducted since 2017 to evaluate retailer compliance to California's Tobacco 21 legislation. In 2016, Tobacco 21 legislation increased the minimum legal age-of-sale for tobacco products from 18 years old to 21 years old. The YATPS is conducted annually and statewide. The survey documents the percentage of tobacco retailers who sold a tobacco product to an underage young adult aged 18 or 19 years old. On the figures, this percentage is called the retailer violation rate and the data are further categorized by tobacco product, store type, and California region.
This file summarizes data from the 2018 Young Adult Tobacco Purchase Survey (YATPS). YATPS is an annual statewide survey conducted since 2017 that captures the percentage of retailers who sold tobacco to underage young adults age 18 or 19. YATPS was conducted to evaluate retailer compliance to California’s Tobacco 21 legislation that increased the minimum legal age-of-sale for tobacco from 18 to 21.
This file summarizes select results from the 2018 Youth Tobacco Purchase Survey (YTPS). YTPS is an annual statewide survey conducted from 1997 to 2018 that captures the percentage of retailers who sold tobacco to youth age 15 or 16.
This report reviews the results of the California Tobacco Retail Surveillance Study (CTRSS; formerly known as the California Tobacco Advertising Study, CTAS) 2018. The study characterized the retail availability of tobacco in a large, representative sample of licensed tobacco retailers in the state, and assessed neighborhood differences in product availability and the presence of advertising and promotions.
This report presents the results of the 2017-2018 California Student Tobacco Survey (CSTS), a biennial, statewide survey of tobacco use, behaviors and attitudes among youth in California.
This report reviews the results of the California Tobacco Retail Surveillance Study (CTRSS; formerly known as the California Tobacco Advertising Study, CTAS) 2017. This study assessed the availability, placement, and promotions of tobacco products in the retail setting, as well as changes among these items since 2014.
Healthy Stores for a Healthy Community (HSHC) Technical Report 2016 (PDF)
This technical report documents the study design and sampling methodology of the 2016 Healthy Stores for a Healthy Community survey.
This report reviews the results of the 2015-2016 California Student Tobacco Survey (CSTS), a biennial survey of tobacco use, behaviors and attitudes among youth in California.
The 2011 California Smoker Cohort survey investigated current cigarette smokers' tobacco-related behaviors, knowledge of and attitudes towards smoking and cessation among California adults from a longitudinal perspective and monitored the effect of state-initiated tobacco control programs on target populations. This report describes the methodology of the 2011 California Smoker Cohort and describes changes of smoking behavior over a 12-month follow-up period, suggesting the effectiveness of state-initiated tobacco control programs.