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California Tobacco Facts and Figures 2019 (PDF)

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.


Young Adult Tobacco Purchase Survey Results - Tobacco Sales to Young Adults Under 21 Years, 2019 (PDF)

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 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.
 
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