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Social housing goes smoke-free in the USA

Jul 31, 2018

Today is the deadline for all public housing in the United States to go 100% smoke free. New research out of the UCSF shows some of the benefits of smoke-free policies in public housing.

“Our findings imply that having a smoke-free policy could actually increase cessation rates among the very populations in public housing that are disproportionately affected by tobacco use,” said Maya Vijayaraghavan, MD, MAS, assistant professor of medicine at UC San Francisco and the study’s first author.  Read more...

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