Tobacco industry efforts hindering enforcement of the ban on tobacco sales to minors: actions speak louder than words.

Citation data:

Tobacco control, ISSN: 0964-4563, Vol: 5, Issue: 2, Page: 127-31

Publication Year:
1996
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Repository URL:
https://escholarship.umassmed.edu/oapubs/1676
PMID:
8910994
DOI:
10.1136/tc.5.2.127
PMCID:
PMC1759502
Author(s):
DiFranza, Joseph R.; Godshall, William T.
Publisher(s):
BMJ
Tags:
Social Sciences; Medicine; *Adolescent; Age Factors; Child; Humans; *Industry; Legislation as Topic; *Marketing of Health Services; Tobacco Use Disorder; United States; Community Health and Preventive Medicine; Life Sciences; Medicine and Health Sciences; Primary Care
article description
The tobacco manufacturers state that they want to see laws that prohibit the sale of tobacco to minors enacted and enforced. Our purpose was to compare these public statements with the US tobacco industry's legislative agenda at the federal and state levels.