Comprehensive Tobacco Control Programs: A Review and Synthesis of Evaluation Strategies in the United States




June 2001

Type of Report

OTRU Update


This update summarizes the findings of a special report prepared by the Ontario Tobacco Research Unit that examines comprehensive tobacco control programs in leading U.S. jurisdictions. The report focuses on evaluation infrastructure and methodologies, including measures of short-term impacts and long-term outcome with respect to program goals of prevention, cessation, and protection.