Case Studies and Success Stories
Change is never without its challenges, even when it will lead to improvements in the health and well-being of communities. Fighting to end tobacco use is one such challenge. So, it’s important to stay encouraged and inspired. Here you will find case studies and success stories to help keep you motivated.
Riverside County Coalition Structure
The Riverside County Coalition for Tobacco-Free Communities has found a unique way to organize itself that has led to effective ways to carry out the work of the Coalition and to achieving policy success.
Case Study: America On Track Rallies Volunteers to Ban Flavored Tobacco in Buena Park
America On Track worked with the Buena Park FIT Committee to drive support for a flavor policy restricting youth access to sweet, fruity, and menthol tobacco products.
Success Story: Hyperlocal Organizing: Postcard Campaign Led by the Community Drives Success in Hesperia
Driven by the Way Resource Center’s (Center) efforts, the Coalition for a Tobacco-Free San Bernardino County collected more than 480 postcards in support of stronger tobacco regulation in Hesperia.
Success Story: Paid Social Media Targeting Tactic Used to Engage Latino Community in Fight Against Tobacco
Discover how one organization has successfully used geofencing to engage their community.
Success Story: The G.R.E.E.N. Foundation’s Relationship with Faith Communities
Learn how the G.R.E.E.N. Foundation has helped to improve health disparities that impact African American communities in California.
Success Story: Promotores Make the Difference on Santa Maria Tobacco Control Policies
Discover how community health workers activated the Spanish-speaking community and harnessed their support for stronger tobacco control policies.
Case Study: Leveraging the community voice to strengthen tobacco retailer licensing policy
Learn how the Hayward City Council eliminated the sale of flavored tobacco products citywide and amended its Tobacco Retail License.
Case Study: City of Oakland closes flavored tobacco products policy loophole
Learn how the Oakland City Council strengthened community tobacco control and enforcement measures, including closing a loophole around flavored tobacco products policy.