Thursday, 21 November 2002 - 10:30 AM
Hilton San Francisco Yosemite Room B (160)

POLI-324. Consequences of Loopholes in the MSA: Impact of Tobacco Promotions in "Adult-Only" Venues

Lois Biener, PhD, University of Massachusetts, Boston, Center for Survey Research, lois.biener@umb.edu, Alison B. Albers, PhD, University of Massachusetts, Boston, Center for Survey Research, alison.albers@umb.edu, Amy L. Nyman, MA, University of Massachusetts, Center for Survey Research, amy.nyman@umb.edu, Nancy A. Rigotti, MD, Massachusetts General Hospital, Tobacco Research and Treatment Center, nrigotti@partners.org, Robert L. Kline, JD, Tobacco Control Resource Center, Northeastern University School of Law, rkline@lynx.neu.edu.

Learning Objectives: Describe the likelihood that youth will be exposed to adult-only promotions. Understand the risks for young adults of tobacco promotions in bars and clubs. List several strategies available to advocates to reduce tobacco promotions in adult-only venues.

Abstract:

Audience: Researchers examining impact of tobacco promotions; legal and public health officials charged with developing tobacco control regulations; advocates concerned with reducing tobacco use in their communities.

Key points:

Educational Experience: Panelists will present and discuss research. Audience reactions and input will be solicited.

Benefits: Cutting edge research on tobacco marketing strategies and the legal and policy strategies for blunting the targeting of young adults will be presented.




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