Effect of policies directed at youth access to smoking: results from the SimSmoke computer simulation model.

@article{Levy2001EffectOP,
  title={Effect of policies directed at youth access to smoking: results from the SimSmoke computer simulation model.},
  author={David T Levy and Keith E Friend and Harold Holder and Maria Soledad Carmona},
  journal={Tobacco control},
  year={2001},
  volume={10 2},
  pages={108-16}
}
OBJECTIVES To develop a simulation model to predict the effects of youth access policies on retail compliance, smoking rates, and smoking attributable deaths. METHODS A model of youth access policies is developed based on empirical research and a theory of perceived risk. The model incorporates substitution into other sources as retail sales are restricted, and is used to project the number of smokers and smoking related deaths. Various policies to limit youth access to cigarettes are… CONTINUE READING

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