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Tammy O. Tengs Sajjad Ahmad
 

Summary: Tammy O. Tengs
Sajjad Ahmad
Rebecca Moore
Eric Gage
Federal Policy Mandating Safer
Cigarettes: A Hypothetical
Simulation of the Anticipated
Population Health Gains or
Losses
Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, Vol. 23, No. 4, 857872 (2004)
2004 by the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management
Published by Wiley Periodicals, Inc. Published online in Wiley InterScience (www.interscience.wiley.com)
DOI: 10.1002/pam.20051
Received July 2003; review complete October 2003; revision complete March 2004; revision review complete April
2004; accepted May 2004
Abstract
If manufacturing a safer cigarette is technically possible--an open question--then
mandating that tobacco manufacturers improve the safety of cigarettes would likely
have both positive and negative implications for the nation's health. On the one
hand, removing toxins may reduce the incidence of smoking-related diseases and

  

Source: Ahmad, Sajjad - Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Nevada at Las Vegas

 

Collections: Engineering