Advocates for a smoke-free British Columbia
July 27, 2018

Study Suggests HUD’s New Smoke-Free Policy Will Help More Low-Income Smokers Quit

Living in Smoke-Free Homes—Which Is Far More Common Among Higher-Income People—Improves the Odds of Quitting.
By Laura Kurtzman on July 27, 2018
 
Enforcing residential bans on smoking could help large numbers of low-income people quit smoking, according to an analysis of federally funded national surveys by a California research team. The finding comes as public housing authorities across the country face a July 31st deadline from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to implement indoor no-smoking policies. Read more...
 
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