Journal article

Support for Minimum Legal Sales Age Laws Set to Age 21 Across Australia, Canada, England, and United States: Findings From the 2018 ITC Four Country Smoking and Vaping Survey

Summer Sherburne Hawkins, Janet Chung-Hall, Lorraine Craig, Geoffrey T Fong, Ron Borland, K Michael Cummings, David Levy, Sara C Hitchman

Nicotine & Tobacco Research | OXFORD UNIV PRESS | Published : 2020

Abstract

INTRODUCTION: Although the United States has seen a rapid increase in tobacco minimum legal sales age (MLSA) laws set to age 21, there is wide variation across high-income countries and less is known about policy support outside of the United States. We examined the prevalence of support for tobacco MLSA 21 laws as well as associations by sociodemographic, smoking, and household characteristics among current and former adult smokers. METHODS: In this cross-sectional analysis, we used the 2018 International Tobacco Control Four Country Smoking and Vaping Survey to examine support for MLSA 21 laws among 12 904 respondents from Australia, Canada, England, and United States. RESULTS: Support for..

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Grants

Awarded by U.S. National Cancer Institute


Awarded by Canadian Institutes of Health Research


Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia


Funding Acknowledgements

This study was supported by grants from the U.S. National Cancer Institute (P01 CA200512), the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (FDN-148477), and by the National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia (APP1106451). G.T.F. was also supported by a Senior Investigator Award from the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research.