Journal article

Support for removal of point-of-purchase tobacco advertising and displays: findings from the International Tobacco Control (ITC) Canada survey

Abraham Brown, Christian Boudreau, Crawford Moodie, Geoffrey T Fong, Grace Y Li, Ann McNeill, Mary E Thompson, Louise M Hassan, Andrew Hyland, James F Thrasher, Hua-Hie Yong, Ron Borland, Gerard Hastings, David Hammond

TOBACCO CONTROL | BMJ PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2012

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Although most countries now have at least some restrictions on tobacco marketing, the tobacco industry meet these restrictions by re-allocating expenditure to unregulated channels, such as at point-of-purchase. METHODS: Longitudinal data from 10 Canadian provinces in the International Tobacco Control Survey was analysed to examine adult smokers' support for a ban on tobacco advertising and displays in stores and whether this support is associated with noticing either advertising or displays in stores, and quit intentions, over time. In total, there were 4580 respondents in wave 5 (October 2006 to February 2007), wave 6 (September 2007 to February 2008) and wave 7 (October 2008 to..

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Grants

Awarded by US National Cancer Institute/NIH (from the Roswell Park Transdisciplinary Tobacco Use Research Center (TTURC)


Awarded by Canadian Institutes for Health Research


Awarded by Robert Wood Johnson Foundation


Awarded by Australian National Health and Medical Research Council


Awarded by Cancer Research UK


Awarded by NATIONAL CANCER INSTITUTE


Funding Acknowledgements

The research was funded by grants from the US National Cancer Institute/NIH (from the Roswell Park Transdisciplinary Tobacco Use Research Center (TTURC), P50 CA111236 and from R01 CA100362), the Canadian Institutes for Health Research (57897), Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (045734), the Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (265903), Cancer Research UK (C312/A3726), the Australian Commonwealth Department of Health and Ageing, the Centre for Behavioural Research and Program Evaluation of the National Cancer Institute of Canada/Canadian Cancer Society and the Canadian Tobacco Control Research Initiative.