Anatomy of Public Health Research : Tobacco Control as a Case Study

  • Michael L. Marlow
  • Published 2009
Tobacco-control programs are based on the noblest of intentions. Tobacco is unhealthy, and apparently it is not hard to convince people that government programs are somehow not only effective but necessary to reduce smoking. Early efforts were successful because they focused on raising prices through tax hikes. Then smoking bans became the focus. Bans have… (More)