Campaign Seeks More Healthy Choices in Smaller Stores

Mar 5, 2014

  A county-by county survey has listed the stores where tobacco, alcohol and sugary drinks are sold, which ones are close to schools, and which ones offer healthy alternatives. The next step is encouraging them to make changes, for the good of their customers.

Tobacco advertising has been severely limited in print and broadcast media, but is pervasive at point of purchase displays in neighborhood markets.
Credit CA Department of Health

   The full 2-page fact sheet on Sonoma County survey results can be found here. To compare the North Bay with other regions in California, click here and scroll down.