This research was not funded directly by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), but has been included as an additional resource to this issue of Tobacco Control supported by RWJF.
Political Impediments to a Tobacco End-Game
"Any serious consideration of exploring a tobacco end-game in the USA must build upon the enviable track record of reducing tobacco use through a mixture of federal and state policies. This foundation may pose particular challenges in approaching an end-game, including questions of national political feasibility, public support, limitations of sub-federal experimentation and recruitment of future political champions. Advocates must demonstrate a compelling need for a dramatic expansion beyond existing efforts, amid competition from alternative issues and little apparent public appetite for such an initiative."
—Excerpted from a special supplement of Tobacco Control.
- 1. Questions For a Tobacco-Free Future
- 2. Minimising the Harm from Nicotine Use
- 3. Supply-Side Options for an Endgame for the Tobacco Industry
- 4. Reducing the Nicotine Content to Make Cigarettes Less Addictive
- 5. Potential Advantages and Disadvantages of an Endgame Strategy
- 6. The Tobacco-Free Generation Proposal
- 7. Why Ban the Sale of Cigarettes?
- 8. Ending Versus Controlling Versus Employing Addiction in the Tobacco-Caused Disease Endgame
- 9. Large-Scale Unassisted Smoking Cessation Over 50 Years
- 10. Ending Tobacco-Caused Mortality and Morbidity
- 11. There's No Single Endgame
- 12. Reflections on the "Endgame" for Tobacco Control
- 13. Tobacco Endgames
- 14. The FCTC's Evidence-Based Policies Remain A Key to Ending the Tobacco Epidemic
- 15. Cultivating the Next Generation of Tobacco Endgame Advocates
- 16. Can Tobacco Control Endgame Analysis Learn Anything From the U.S. Experience With Illegal Drugs?
- 17. Political Impediments to a Tobacco End-Game
- 18. Tobacco Endgame Strategies
- 19. In and Across Bureaucracy