Combating Teen Smoking

Research and Policy Strategies: Book Review

Published in: Tobacco Control, v. 11, no. 2, Book Review, June 2002, p. 165-166

Posted on on June 01, 2002

by Nina S. Jones

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Review of Combating Teen Smoking: Research and Policy Strategies / By P. D. Jacobson, P. M. Lantz, K. E. Warner, et al. (Ann Arbor, MI : The University of Michigan Press, 2001). The chapters cover important subjects such as policy, youth smoking trends, social issues, prevention, cessation, marketing issues, economics, and regulations. Most helpful for those looking for direction, the book provides a lengthy overview of conclusions and recommendations. The authors draw strong and thought provoking conclusions, which include the advice to develop cost effective measures for reducing youth smoking initiation rates.

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