Effects of new smoking regulations in Italy.

  title={Effects of new smoking regulations in Italy.},
  author={Silvano Gallus and Piergiorgio Zuccaro and Paolo Colombo and Giovanni Apolone and Roberta Pacifici and Silvio Ken Garattini and Carlo la Vecchia},
  journal={Annals of oncology : official journal of the European Society for Medical Oncology},
  volume={17 2},
BACKGROUND From 10 January 2005 the Italian government banned smoking in all indoor public places. We conducted a population-based survey to provide information on attitudes towards smoking regulation and to disentangle the impact of the smoking ban on tobacco consumption. PATIENTS AND METHODS We considered data from a survey on smoking, based on 3114 subjects aged 15 or over, representative of the general adult Italian population in terms of age, sex, geographic area and socioeconomic status… Expand
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