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Watch on YouTube receives 50,000th Visitor!

We are so excited to announce that has now been visited by 50,000 different people across the United States and the globe!

It is fantastic to have so many people working to counter tobacco marketing at the point of sale and fighting the "War in the Store" with us.

Combined, these visitors have... 
  • viewed the website 76,339 times
  • visited 196,971 pages
  • come from all 50 states + D.C., and even from 173 different countries! 
In honor of this momentous event, we selected three of our most recent newsletter subscribers to highlight on our website:
Rachel Freeman, Tobacco Control Program Supervisor, Weld County Department of Public Health and Environment

Rachel Freeman is currently working on a tobacco retailer licensing campaign in the city of Greeley, Colorado, and she also does a lot of work on preventing and reducing youth access to tobacco. An active Greeley youth coalition, Preventing Addiction Caused by Tobacco (PACT) Youth Advocates, has been a partner in the retailer licensing campaign, as has the Tobacco Free Coalition of Weld County. Freeman and her team have used primarily for youth access work and licensing. In addition, the PACT Youth Advocates have used's "POS Scavenger Hunt" to collect some local data to give them a baseline on what the tobacco retail environment looks like in Greeley. 

Veronica Johnson, Director of Communications
Institute for Health Research and Policy.

Based at the University of Illinois at Chicago,the Institute for Health Research and Policy (IHRP) is the campus incubator for multidisciplinary research addressing the leading causes of chronic disease, premature death, and health disparities in the U.S., especially by increasing health-promoting behaviors. One of their main focuses is tobacco research and using policy to improve health behavior and the health of communities. They also love’s media gallery and have used images from it on the Health Media Collaboratory blog and in their IHRP newsletter.

Debra Levi, Community Health Education Specialist
Mohave County Health Department

In her position at the Mohave County, AZ  Department of Public Health in their Tobacco Use and Chronic Disease Prevention Program, Debra Levi works with a youth group called Students Working Against Tobacco (SWAT) in Lake Havasu City, which is currently campaigning to get parks in the city to go smoke-free. Levi is also working with a local community college to implement the same smoke-free policies. The youth group also works with the AZ Attorney General’s office and the FDA to complete compliance checks at local tobacco retailers. Levi began her position in Mohave County, AZ, this past June. Previously, she worked on tobacco policy in the Los Angeles area on Tobacco Retailer Licensing
On the day of our 50,000th Visitor...
The Top 5 Pages visited were:
  1. Youth and Community Engagement Activities 
  2. Policy Solution: Raising the Minimum Legal Sale Age to 21
  3. News Stories 
  4. Policy Solution: Restricting Tobacco Advertising and Promotions 
  5. Media Gallery: Store Images & Maps - Youth Appeal 
The Top 3 Resources downloaded were:
  1. Point of Sale Scavenger Hunt
  2. Focus on Big Tobacco: A Point of Sale Photovoice Project 
  3. Tobacco Retailer Nation
The Top Image downloaded was:
Branded power wall with cigarettes, little flavored cigars and cigarillos, and price promotions. 
Did you know?
The All-Time Most Viewed Content on is:
  1. News Stories
  2. Media Gallery: Store Images & Maps
  3. Policy Solution: Restricting Tobacco Advertising and Promotions
  4. Policy Solution: Licensing and Zoning
  5. The War in the Store
The All-Time Most Downloaded Resources are: 

The All-Time Most Downloaded Images are: 

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