Additional Resources

It’s Everybody’s Business has compiled a list of organizations that provide additional information resources for retailers of cigarettes and other tobacco products. The list includes a brief description of the services provided by the various state and federal organizations and a direct link to these agencies.


Petroleum & Convenience Store Association of Kansas
Provides services that reflect current business needs and represents business interests of independent energy marketers and convenience store owners in Kansas.

State Organizations

Kansas Department for Aging and Disabilities/Behavioral Health Services
(Formerly Kansas Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services)
Agency responsible for Synar enforcement planning and reporting to SAMHSA

Cigarette & Tobacco Laws in Kansas
Department of Revenue/Alcoholic Beverage Control
Informational documents regarding underage tobacco sales and enforcement

Kansas Tobacco Use Prevention Program (TUPP)
Kansas Department of Health and Environment
Statistical information on tobacco use rates, technical assistance, and funding for tobacco prevention and cessation strategies.

Kansas Attorney General’s Office

Kansas Addiction and Prevention Services (AAPS)
Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services
Supports the prevention network that includes Regional Prevention Centers, Kansas Family Partnership and Greenbush Research Services.

Tobacco Free Kansas Coalition
Membership organization that partners with other organizations dedicated to tobacco prevention and cessation, with particular interest in protecting children from tobacco use.

Kansas Association of Local Health Departments
Non-profit organization dedicated to strengthening local departments for the purpose of protecting the health of Kansans.

Kansas Regional Prevention Centers (RPC)
Provides training and technical assistance services to increase skills, knowledge and the capacity of community members to more effectively respond to the needs of Kansas youth, families and communities. RPC services provided in all Kansas counties.

Kansas Tobacco Quit Line
Kansas Department for Aging and Disabilities
Information, telephone and web-based assistance for youth and adults who want to stop tobacco use.

Kansas Family Partnership
Provides many resources, educational training and support for individuals and groups in the promotion of healthy youth behaviors; coordinates It’s Everybody’s Business initiative and the statewide Regional Alcohol and Drug Awareness Resources (RADAR).

National Organizations

Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids
A major advocacy organization that monitors all tobacco prevention and cessation activities at the national and state levels and provides resource materials for both community members and advocates for tobacco control.

The Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP)
Provides national leadership in the federal effort to prevent alcohol, tobacco and drug problems.

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) – Adolescent Tobacco Use
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention focus on the importance of helping children and youth grow up tobacco free. Many statistical reports and fact sheets.

Food and Drug Administrations – Tobacco Products Center (FDA)
FDA’s Tobacco Products Center outlines the provisions from the 2009 Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act that helps protect youth from tobacco products and sets restrictions on sales, manufacturing and promotions of tobacco products.


Kansas Communities That Care (CTC)
A research-based youth survey conducted annually by Greenbush Research Services that tracks the use of alcohol, and other drugs and risk and protective factors.

Synar Report
The 2011 Synar Report. Annual report that provides the means for states to comply with the reporting provisions of the Public Health Service and the SAPT Block grant.

Monitoring the Future
Conducts ongoing study of the behaviors, attitudes, and values of American secondary and college students. Provides research results and information regarding youth tobacco use and prevention.

Youth Tobacco Survey
Conducts youth tobacco surveys and provides research results data on tobacco use and prevention.