Journal article

Smokers' reactions to FDA regulation of tobacco products: Findings from the 2009 ITC United States survey

Brian V Fix, Richard J O'Connor, Geoffrey T Fong, Ron Borland, KM Cummings, Andrew Hyland

BMC PUBLIC HEALTH | BMC | Published : 2011


BACKGROUND: On June 22, 2009, the US FDA was granted the authority to regulate tobacco products through the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act (FSPTCA). The intent is to improve public health through regulations on tobacco product marketing and tobacco products themselves. This manuscript reports baseline data on smokers' attitudes and beliefs on specific issues relevant to the FSPTCA. METHOD: Between November 2009 and January 2010, a telephone survey among a nationally representative sample of n = 678 smokers in the US was performed as part of the International Tobacco Control (ITC) United States Survey. Participants answered a battery of questions on their attitudes and beli..

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Awarded by National Cancer Institute of the United States

Awarded by Canadian Institutes of Health Research


Funding Acknowledgements

This research was funded by grants from the National Cancer Institute of the United States (R01 CA 100362, P50 CA111236 (Roswell Park Transdisciplinary Tobacco Use Research Center), and P01 CA138389), Canadian Institutes of Health Research (79551 and 115016), the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research (OICR), and a Prevention Scientist Award from the Canadian Cancer Scientist to GTF.