TITLE

Conflicting Dispatches from the Tobacco Wars

AUTHOR(S)
Schroeder, Steven A.
PUB. DATE
October 2002
SOURCE
New England Journal of Medicine;10/3/2002, Vol. 347 Issue 14, p1106
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
Argues for better allocation of funds from the 1998 Master Settlement Agreement (MSA) between 46 U.S. states and the tobacco industry. Strategies employed to discourage smoking; Benefits derived from smoking cessation; State spending on tobacco control relative to the so-called local tobacco culture; MSA funds diverted to non-tobacco needs; Methods used by counselors on telephone quitlines; Smoking-cessation efficacy of quitlines compared to physician-related efficacy.
ACCESSION #
24942241

 

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