Title

Tobacco use policies and practices in diverse Indian settings

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

1995

Abstract

Cigarette smoke is an equal opportunity killer. Although health data on American Indian populations are less comprehensive than desirable, it is clear that smoking-related diseases are a major cause of mortality.' Because norms in the social environment are crucial in determining behaviors that lead to health or to illness, this paper reports data on policies that Indian agencies have implemented to regulate the personal use of tobacco products within their sites. Also reported are observations at Indian sites showing how policies are expressed

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