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Costly Cigarettes and Smoke-Free Homes

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine say high-priced cigarettes and smoke-free homes effectively reduce smoking behaviors among low-income individuals – a demographic in which tobacco use has remained comparatively high.

Writing in the October 17, 2013 issue of the American Journal of Public Health, principal investigator John P. Pierce, PhD, professor at UC San Diego School of Medicine and director for population sciences at UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center, and colleagues found that expensive cigarettes – $4.50 or more per pack – were associated with lower consumption across all levels.

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