The article Smoking Prevention and Family Law on Tobacco Control: ban outdoor tobacco advertising near schools and playgrounds by Douglas A.D., Kurt M. Ribisl,. PhD, Carson Smith, BA, and Amy A. Sorg, MPH appears in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, Volume 40, Number 3 published by Elsevier doi:. 10.1016/j.amepre.2010.11.018. Search for a video made by the authors here.The study concludes that tobacco advertising reaches children and teenagers in a variety of ways. Given the effectiveness of tobacco advertising, efforts to limit young people’s exposure to tobacco advertising is an important objective of health policy. Analysis Current health policy suggests that the weakening of political outdoor advertising can result in the policies of ghost that do little to reduce youth exposure to advertising of tobacco products.
It ‘important to note a subtle but important analysis that the tobacco industry and conducted the analysis presented here, said lead researcher Douglas A. Luke, PhD, Professor, Center for Tobacco Policy Research at Washington University in St. Louis. Their analysis focused on the %age of the area off-limits to tobacco advertising. In this study, the number and %age of retailers in question were calculated, not the %age of the area. The number of traders affected, no area is the most appropriate metric to use when making policy decisions. First, the impact of regulation real world is heard by the people and businesses do not, the floor. Secondly, tobacco retailers are grouped into a spot and show a high %age of all land available for advertising within the prohibition of outdoor advertising exaggerates the impact of the policy.
Using the geographic information system spatial analysis for the states of Missouri and New York, with a more detailed analysis of the urban areas of St. Louis and New York investigators are all retailers of tobacco down with 350 -, 500 – and 1000-meter buffer zones around all schools and playgrounds. They found that 22 percent of retailers in Missouri and 51 percent in New York within 1000 meters buffer around schools. In urban areas, most traders are concerned, 29 percent in St. Louis and 79 percent in New York. Sensitivity analysis shows that small stores decrease the %age of retailers involved. Buffer of 350 feet affect only 6.7 percent of retailers in St.
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