Evaluation of the Arkansas Tobacco Settlement Program
Aug 16, 2012
Program Advancement in 2005
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The Tobacco Settlement Proceeds Act, a referendum passed by Arkansans in the Settlement Agreement funds in seven health-related programs. The act also created the Arkansas Tobacco Settlement Commission (ATSC) to monitor and evaluate the performance of the funded programs. As part of its evaluation function, the ATSC contracted with RAND to serve as an external evaluator. This report documents continued activity and progress by the commission and the seven funded programs.
History and Policy Context
Tobacco Prevention and Cessation Program
College of Public Health
Delta Area Health Education Center
Arkansas Aging Initiative
Minority Health Initiative
Arkansas Biosciences Institute
Medicaid Expansion Programs
Evaluation of Smoking-Related Outcomes
Evaluation of Non-smoking Outcomes
Synthesis and Recommendations
RAND Evaluation of the Arkansas Tobacco Settlement Program
Expenditures for Individual Centers on Aging
Smoking Prevalence, Cigarette Taxes, and Tobacco Control Spending in Arkansas and Individual Surrounding States
Using Journal Impact Factors to Predict the Future Impact of the Research Programs
Long-Term Goals in the Initiated Act, Proposed Goals and Outcome Measures for the Tobacco Settlement Programs
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