Actual and perceived impacts of tobacco regulation on restaurants and firms.

@article{Cremieux2001ActualAP,
  title={Actual and perceived impacts of tobacco regulation on restaurants and firms.},
  author={Pierre Y. Cremieux and Pierre Ouellette},
  journal={Tobacco control},
  year={2001},
  volume={10 1},
  pages={33-7}
}
OBJECTIVE To examine the actual and anticipated costs of a law regulating workplace smoking and smoking in restaurants, taking into consideration observed and anticipated infrastructure costs, lost productivity, increased absenteeism, and loss of clientele. SETTING AND DESIGN A survey of 401 Québec restaurants and 600 Québec firms conducted by the Québec Ministry of Health before the enactment of the law was used to derive costs incurred by those who had already complied and anticipated by… CONTINUE READING