Tobacco Product Availability: Current Issues and Next Steps

Authors

OTRU

Date

October 2009

Type of Report

OTRU Update

 

This update addresses issues related to tobacco product availability within the larger context of industry marketing of tobacco; the current state of affairs with respect to tobacco availability; models of availability in other fields, specifically those used in alcohol and other drugs; issues of alternative access sources and political issues in implementation and next steps. It is based on presentations and discussions at a concurrent workshop of Tobacco Control for the 21st Century: Challenges in Research and Evaluation, a conference of the Ontario Tobacco Research Unit.