Canadian legislators’ knowledge of and attitudes towards tobacco and tobacco control

  • M. J. Ashley
  • N. A. de Guia
  • J. E. Cohen
  • R. G. Ferrence
  • D. A. Northrup
  • J. S. Pollard
  • D. L. Alexander
Conference paper

Abstract

Rationale: Tobacco control policies are ultimately shaped by legislators, but to date, there has been very little systematic study of legislators’ knowledge about the health consequences of tobacco or their attitudes toward various tobacco control measures.

Keywords

Nicotine Smoke Arena 

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© Springer-Verlag London Limited 2000

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. J. Ashley
    • 1
  • N. A. de Guia
    • 1
  • J. E. Cohen
    • 1
  • R. G. Ferrence
    • 1
  • D. A. Northrup
    • 1
  • J. S. Pollard
    • 1
  • D. L. Alexander
    • 1
  1. 1.Ontario Tobacco Research Unit, University of Toronto, and the Institute for Social ResearchYork UniversityTorontoCanada

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