School policies for preventing smoking among young people.

@article{Coppo2014SchoolPF,
  title={School policies for preventing smoking among young people.},
  author={Alessandro Coppo and Maria Rosaria Galanti and Livia Giordano and Daria Buscemi and Sven G Bremberg and F Francesco Faggiano},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
  year={2014},
  volume={10},
  pages={
          CD009990
        }
}
BACKGROUND School tobacco policies (STPs) might prove to be a promising strategy to prevent smoking initiation among adolescents, as there is evidence that the school environment can influence young people to smoke. STPs are cheap, relatively easy to implement and have a wide reach, but it is not clear whether this approach is effective in preventing smoking uptake. OBJECTIVES To assess the effectiveness of policies aiming to prevent smoking initiation among students by regulating smoking in… CONTINUE READING
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