Smoking and the emergence of a stigmatized social status.

@article{Stuber2008SmokingAT,
  title={Smoking and the emergence of a stigmatized social status.},
  author={Jennifer Stuber and Sandro Galea and Bruce G Link},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={2008},
  volume={67 3},
  pages={420-30}
}
An increase in the social unacceptability of smoking has dramatically decreased tobacco use in the USA. However, how policies (e.g., smoke free air laws) and social factors (e.g., social norms) drive the social unacceptability of tobacco use are not well understood. New research suggests that the stigmatization of smokers is an unrecognized force in the… CONTINUE READING