ARIZONA PUBLIC HEALTH ASSOCIATION RESOLUTION: TOBACCO VENDING MACHINES
Resolution 93-2

WHEREAS, vending machines are used to distribute tobacco products in an unsupervised and unregulated fashion; and

WHEREAS, the use of tobacco products is increasing among youth; and,

WHEREAS, most states have laws prohibiting or limiting the sale of tobacco products to minors but are circumvented by vending machines;

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Arizona Public Health Association opposes the use of vending machines to distribute tobacco products;

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Arizona Public Health Association supports laws like Ordinance No. 2498 of the City of Scottsdale as well as legislation to ban the use of vending machines for the distribution of tobacco products.

Passed by Board of Directors 9/29/93

Executive Secretary

Approved by Membership Annual Meeting 10/1/93

125~1993_(1)Tobacco vending machines (tobacco)

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