Effects of tobacco enforcement and possession laws on youth smoking rates

The Foundation's Substance Abuse Policy Research Program was designed to provide support for investigators to conduct policy research on a variety of subjects directed at helping the country reduce the harm caused by substance abuse.This grant supports a study of whether restricting access to cigarettes and fining minors for possession of tobacco products will have a significant influence on their rates of smoking and whether rates will be most influenced in younger versus older minors.

Grant Details

Amount Awarded $353,662.00

Awarded on: 11/16/1998

Time frame: 12/1/1998 - 5/31/2002

Grant Number: 35154


DePaul University

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Chicago, 60604-2287


Leonard A. Jason
Project Director