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Solano County

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Population: 421,624

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Survey Results

Click through the tabs to view survey results from stores that sell tobacco. The results are part of a statewide collaboration between tobacco use prevention, nutrition, alcohol prevention, and sexually transmitted disease prevention partners.

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Tobacco

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What's Changed in Solano County?

Check out some of the changes that happened in the County between the 2013-2016 Healthy Stores for a Healthy Community surveys.

Solano County

  • In 2016, Solano Public Health and community partners conducted healthy store makeovers in the cities of Benicia, Dixon, Fairfield and Vallejo. These stores have reduced promotion of unhealthy products, replaced unhealthy items in the checkout areas with more fresh fruits and vegetables. Details of the first makeover, conducted with the local Healthy Stores for a Healthy Community Subcommittee, are highlighted in this video.
  • Within the City of Dixon, which has the highest percentage of youth under the age of 21, the number of tobacco retailers increased 40%, from 16 to 24

Statewide

  • All CVS pharmacies and the Raley’s supermarket chain stopped selling tobacco altogether.
  • In 2016, two new state laws became effective that changed how stores sell tobacco. One increased the legal age to sale for tobacco products from 18 to 21. The other required e-cigarettes to be treated the same as a tobacco product, closing a loophole.
  • On November 8, 2016, California voters overwhelming approved Proposition 56, which added a $2 tax on cigarettes, and an equivalent rate on other tobacco products and e-cigarettes.
  • By 2014, all of the Big Tobacco companies jumped into the e-cigarette business, pouring tens of millions into advertising. And, a lot more stores, 2 out of 3, are selling e-cigarettes in California today than three years ago.

County Maps

Click through to view the amount of tobacco retailers in Solano County per topic.

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Data provided by The California Community Health Assessment Tool (CCHAT) was developed by the Stanford Prevention Research Center and GreenInfo Network,with funding from the Tobacco-Related Disease Research Program grant #22RT- 0142, PI: Lisa Henriksen, PhD.

Demographics

See below for the makeup of Solano County

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