Evolution of a comprehensive tobacco control programme: building system capacity and strategic partnerships--lessons from Massachusetts.

@article{Robbins2000EvolutionOA,
  title={Evolution of a comprehensive tobacco control programme: building system capacity and strategic partnerships--lessons from Massachusetts.},
  author={Holly Robbins and Milly Krakow},
  journal={Tobacco control},
  year={2000},
  volume={9 4},
  pages={423-30}
}
BACKGROUND Since the passage of a voter approved state referendum in 1992 to establish a 25 cent increase on the excise tax on cigarettes and smokeless tobacco, Massachusetts has received an average of $40 million annually for its tobacco control programme. This funding allowed Massachusetts to expand and develop its tobacco control programme to become one of the most comprehensive in the world. OBJECTIVES The development of the Massachusetts Tobacco Control Program is outlined, focusing on… CONTINUE READING

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