Check out Big Tobacco's presence in your neighborhood - and tell us what you find!!!

Don't worry about getting exact details for every brand of product being sold!! We are more interested in what categories of products are being sold, advertised and at what prices.

* 1. We need some info on you - our RITCN Retail Reporter. Don't worry - this will not be made public but we may need to contact you with questions about what you found and we'd love to let you know how your investigative work is being used to help educate lawmakers and the media about the need to protect kids from Big Tobacco in their neighborhoods.

* 2. Name of the store you visited

* 3. Street address of store

* 4. City or town where store is located

* 5. Date of your visit to this store

* 6. CIGARETTES (sold in packs of 20)

  Yes No Unsure
Were there signs OUTSIDE of the stores advertising cigarettes?
Were there advertisements INSIDE of the store for cigarettes?
Were cigarettes sold in the store?
Were all cigarettes placed behind the counter, requiring customers to ask for them?
Were any cigarettes placed on the counter for easy customer access?

* 7. CIGARETTES (Buy-One-Get-One Free) Promotions

  Yes No Unsure
Were there signs OUTSIDE of the stores advertising (Buy-One-Get-One Free) cigarettes?
Were there (Buy-One-Get-One Free) advertisements INSIDE of the store for cigarettes?

* 8. LOOSIES (single cigarettes sold out of pack)

  Yes No Unsure
Were there signs OUTSIDE of the stores advertising loosies?
Were there advertisements INSIDE of the store for loosies?
Were loosies sold in the store?
Were all loosies placed behind the counter, requiring customers to ask for them?
Were any loosies placed on the counter for easy customer access?

* 9. LITTLE CIGARS (sold in pack of 20 and looks like cigarette pack - Cheyenne is one brand)

  Yes No Unsure
Were there signs OUTSIDE of the stores advertising little cigars?
Were there advertisements INSIDE of the store for little cigars?
Were little cigars sold in the store?
Were all little cigars placed behind the counter, requiring customers to ask for them?
Were any little cigars placed on the counter for easy customer access?

* 10. CIGARILLOS (single little cigars - may be fruit flavored or not)

  Yes No Unsure
Were there signs OUTSIDE of the stores advertising single cigarillos?
Were there advertisements INSIDE of the store for single cigarillos?
Were single cigarillos sold in the store?
Were all single cigarillos placed behind the counter, requiring customers to ask for them?
Were any single cigarillos placed on the counter for easy customer access?

* 11. CIGARILLOS (sold in packs of more than one)

  Yes No Unsure
Were there signs OUTSIDE of the stores advertising packs of cigarillos?
Were there advertisements INSIDE of the store for packs of cigarillos?
Were packs of cigarillos sold in the store?
Were all packs of cigarillos placed behind the counter, requiring customers to ask for them?
Were any packs of cigarillos placed on the counter for easy customer access?

* 12. BLUNT WRAPS and ROLL-YOUR-OWN WRAPPERS

  Yes No Unsure
Were there signs OUTSIDE of the stores advertising packs of blunt wraps?
Were there advertisements INSIDE of the store for packs of blunt wraps?
Were packs of blunt wraps sold in the store?
Were all packs of blunt wraps placed behind the counter, requiring customers to ask for them?
Were any packs of blunt wraps placed on the counter for easy customer access?

* 13. LOOSE TOBACCO (for pipes or roll-your-own)

  Yes No Unsure
Were there signs OUTSIDE of the stores advertising loose tobacco?
Were there advertisements INSIDE of the store for loose tobacco?
Was loose tobacco sold in the store?
Was all loose tobacco placed behind the counter, requiring customers to ask for them?
Was any loose tobacco placed on the counter for easy customer access?

* 14. DISSOLVABLES (Dissolvable tobacco products, which include Camel Orbs, Camel Strips and Camel Sticks, are relatively new. They all contain nicotine and dissolve in the mouth. They are not intended to help people quit smoking.)

  Yes No Unsure
Were there signs OUTSIDE of the stores advertising dissolvables?
Were there advertisements INSIDE of the store for dissolvables?
Were dissolvables sold in the store?
Were dissolvables placed behind the counter, requiring customers to ask for them?
Were any dissolvables placed on the counter for easy customer access?

* 15. SNUS (Snus are a smoke-free, spit-free tobacco pouch product, usually flavored and may be packaged in tins or slidepaks.)

  Yes No Unsure
Were there signs OUTSIDE of the stores advertising snus?
Were there advertisements INSIDE of the store for snus?
Were snus sold in the store?
Were snus placed behind the counter, requiring customers to ask for them?
Were any snus placed on the counter for easy customer access?

* 16. CHEWING TOBACCO, SPIT TOBACCO or DIPPING TOBACCO (Skoal is a popular brand)

  Yes No Unsure
Were there signs OUTSIDE of the stores advertising chewing tobacco?
Were there advertisements INSIDE of the store for chewing tobacco?
Was chewing tobacco sold in the store?
Was chewing tobacco placed behind the counter, requiring customers to ask for them?
Was chewing tobacco placed on the counter for easy customer access?

* 17. E-CIGARETTES (According to Wikipedia, an e-cigarettes is an electrical device that simulates the act of tobacco smoking by producing an inhaled mist bearing the physical sensation, appearance, and often the flavor and nicotine content of inhaled tobacco smoke.)

  Yes No Unsure
Were there signs OUTSIDE of the stores advertising e-cigarettes?
Were there advertisements INSIDE of the store for e-cigarettes?
Were e-cigarettes sold in the store?
Were e-cigarettes placed behind the counter, requiring customers to ask for them?
Were any e-cigarettes placed on the counter for easy customer access?

* 18. If there were other forms of tobacco or nicotine delivery products sold at this store, please describe below.

* 19. Finally, if you visited a gas station, corner store, convenience, store, pharmacy, grocery store or department store that could have sold tobacco products BUT DID NOT SELL ANY TOBACCO PRODUCTS, please let us know and we may create an award for tobacco-free retailers if we can find enough of them across the state. Thank you for all of your help with this research. Because of you, the RITCN will be able to tell the truth about Big Tobacco. We really appreciate all of your help!

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