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January 22nd, 2013:

Tobacco industry manipulation of the hospitality industry to maintain smoking in public places

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Tobacco Explained

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Public consultation on the exposure draft of the Tobacco Plain Packaging Bill 2011

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smoked Schippers Dutch Minister of Tobacco video (Dutch)

Dutch Minister for Tobacco replaces Dutch Minister of Health

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The smoke filled room: How big tobacco influences health policy in the UK

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The Effects of Increasing Tobacco Taxation: A Cost Benefit and Public Finances Analysis

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Do tobaco freE laws cause doom and gloom in the catering business – some golden oldies !


  • Pritsos CA, Pritsos KL, Spears KE
    Smoking rates among gamblers at Nevada casinos mirror US smoking rate
    Tobacco Control 2008; 17: 82-85 [Online]
  • Eriksen M, Chaloupka F

    The Economic Impact of Clean Indoor Air Laws

    CA Cancer J Clin 2007; 57:367-378 [PDF]

  • Alamar BC, Glantz SA

    Effect of Smoke-Free Laws on Bar Value and Profits

    Am J Pub Health 2007;97:1400-1402 [PDF]

  • Mandel LL, Alamar BC, Glantz SA

    Smokefree Law did not affect revenue from gaming in Delaware

    Tobacco Control 2005; 14:10-12 [PDF]

  • Cowling DW, Bond P
    Smoke-free laws and bar revenues in California – the last call
    Health Economics 2005; 14:1273-1281 [PDF]
  • Alamar BC, Glantz SA

    Smoke-free ordinances increase restaurant profit and value
    Contemp. Econ. Policy 2004; 22:520-525 [PDF]

  • Ong MK, Glantz SA

    Cardiovascular health and economic effects of smoke-free workplaces
    Am J Med 2004; 117:32-38 [PDF]

  • Scollo M, Lal A, A Hyland A,Glantz S

    Review of the quality of studies on the economic effects of smoke-free policies on the hospitality industry

    Tobacco Control 2003;12:13-20 [PDF]

  • Glantz S, Wilson-Loots, R

    No association of smokefree ordinances with profits from bingo and charitable games in Massachusets

    Tobacco Control 2003; 12: 411-413 [ PDF ]

  • Glantz SA

    Smokefree restaurant ordinances do not affect restaurant business. Period.

    J Public Health Manag Pract 1999;5(1):vi-ix. [ PDF

  • Scollo M, Lal A

    Summary of Studies Assessing the Economic Impact of Smoke-Free Policies in the Hospitality Industry

    VicHealth Center for Tobacco Control, Anti-Cancer Council of Victoria, 100 Drummond Street, Carlton, Vic, Australia, 61 3 9635 5123

    August 2003 [ PDF ]

  • Fichtenberg C, Glantz S

    Effect of smoke-free workplaces on smoking behaviour: systematic

    British Medical Journal 2002;325(7357):188 [ PDF

Why the hospitality industry is so important to Big Tobacco

  • Sepe E, Glantz S

    Bar and Club Tobacco Promotions in the Alternative Press: Targeting
    Young Adults

    Am J Public Health 2002;92:75-78 [ PDF ]

  • Sepe E, Ling P, Glantz S

    Smooth Moves: Tobacco Bar and Nightclub Promotions Target Young

    Am J Public Health 2002;92:414-419 [ PDF ]

Economic studies with best methodology.

  • Pacific Analytics Inc. Box 5103 Victoria,
    BC, V8R 6N3.

    The economic impacts of the proposed amendment to the ETS regulation

    February 2001 [ PDF

  • Glantz S

    Effect of smokefree bar law on bar revenues in California

    Tobacco Control 2000;9(1):111-2 [ PDF

  • Hyland A, Vena C, Cummings K, Lubin A

    The Effect of the Clean Air Act of Erie County, New York on
    Restaurant Employment

    J Public Health Manag Pract 2000;6(6):76-85 [ PDF

  • Glantz S, Charlesworth A
    Tourism and hotel revenues before and after passage of smoke-free restaurant ordinances

JAMA 1999;281:1911-1918 [ PDF

  • Bartosch W, Pope G.

    The economic effect of smokefree restaurant policies on restaurant
    businesses in Massachusetts

    J Public Health Manag Pract 1999;5(1):53-62 [ PDF

  • Hyland A, Cummings K, Nauenberg E

    Analysis of taxable sales receipts: was New York City’s Smoke-free
    Air Act bad for business?

    J Public Health Manag Pract 1999;5(1):14-21 [ PDF

  • Sciacca J, Ratliff M

    Prohibiting smoking in restaurants: Effects on restaurant sales

    Am J Health Promot 1998;12(3):176-184 [ PDF

  • Goldstein A, Sobel R

    Environmental tobacco smoke regulations have not hurt restaurant
    sales in North Carolina

    North Carolina Med J 1998;59(5):284-287 [ PDF

  • Bialous S, Glantz S

    Tobacco Control in Arizona

    Institute for Health Policy Studies, University of California.
    1997 [ Online

  • Glantz S, Smith L

    The effect of ordinances requiring smokefree restaurants and
    bars on revenues: A follow up

    Am J Public Health 1997;87(10):1687-1693 [ PDF

  • Huang P, Tobias S, Kohout S, Harris M, Satterwhite
    D, Simpson D, et al.

    Assessment of the impact of a 100% smokefree ordinances on restaurant
    sales West Lake Hills, Texas, 1992-1994
    MMWR 1995;44(19):370-372
    [ Online]

  • Glantz S, Smith L

    The effect of ordinances requiring smokefree restaurants on
    restaurant sales

    Am J Public Health 1994;84(7):1081-1085 [ PDF]

Database of all economic studies, including ones done by Big Tobacco and its allies.

Effect of smokefree bar law on bar revenues in California.

Tourism and hotel revenues before and after passage of smokefree restaurant ordinances.

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Summary of Studies Assessing the Economic Impact of Smoke-Free Policies in the Hospitality Industry

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