Reviews the role of public policy change in tobacco control—including ordinances at the state and local level (including clean indoor air provisions, youth access provisions, and restrictions on tobacco advertising and marketing) and restrictions in the home and workplace—and provides model tobacco control ordinances.
National Cancer Institute. State and Local Legislative Action to Reduce Tobacco Use. Tobacco Control Monograph No. 11. Bethesda, MD: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Cancer Institute. NIH Pub. No. 00-4804, August 2000.
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Chapters and key topics covered within each chapter are listed below. Chapters generally include an introductory section, details on methodology, a chapter summary, research needs, and a reference list.
- Preface (PDF, 40KB)
- Acknowledgments (PDF, 30KB)
- Introduction (PDF, 33 KB)
- Section I. The Role of Public Policy Change in Tobacco Control (PDF, 297 KB)
- Section II. State Laws and Local Ordinances to Reduce Tobacco Use (PDF, 2.7 MB)
- Clean Indoor Air Provisions
- Youth Access Provisions
- Access Provisions
- Appendix to Section II: Summary of State Tobacco Control Laws
- Section III. Workplace Smoking Restrictions, Rules About Smoking in the Home, and Attitudes Toward Smoking Restrictions in Public Places (PDF, 1.8 MB)
- The Current Population Survey
- Section IV. Model Tobacco Control Ordinances (PDF, 68 KB)
- Model Ordinance Eliminating Smoking in Work Places and Enclosed Public Places (100 percent Smoke-free)
- Model Ordinance Eliminating Smoking in City Facilities
- Model Sale of Tobacco to Minors Ordinance
- Model Ordinance Regulating Tobacco Advertising (with Variations)