TITLE

Is the smoke-free protections glass half full or half empty?

AUTHOR(S)
Hyland, Andrew
PUB. DATE
October 2015
SOURCE
Tobacco Control;Oct2015, Vol. 24 Issue e3, pe178
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses reports within the issue on topics including world progress towards providing smoke-free environments, how non-cigarette products that are burned can pollute the air and the possibility of implementing a comprehensive nationwide smoke-free law.
ACCESSION #
110245320

 

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