State expenditures for tobacco-control programs and the tobacco settlement.

  title={State expenditures for tobacco-control programs and the tobacco settlement.},
  author={C. Gross and Benny Soffer and P. Bach and R. Rajkumar and H. Forman},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  volume={347 14},
BACKGROUND Despite controversy surrounding the use of funds arising from settlement agreements with the tobacco industry, little is known about the role of these funds in expenditures for state tobacco-control programs. METHODS We evaluated state expenditures for tobacco-control programs in fiscal year 2001 in the context of the amount of tobacco-settlement funds received and allocated to tobacco-control programs and in the context of other state-level economic and health data. RESULTS In… Expand

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