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Evaluation of population-level tobacco control interventions and health outcomes

JAMA Network Open

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JAMA Network

About The Study: In this systematic review and meta-analysis, smoke-free legislation was associated with significant reductions in morbidity and mortality related to cardiovascular disease, respiratory system disease, and perinatal outcomes. These findings support the need to accelerate the implementation of smoke-free laws to protect populations against smoking-related harm. 

Authors: Ryota Nakamura, Ph.D., of Hitotsubashi University in Tokyo, is the corresponding author. 

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