The Proposal for Smoke-Free Public Housing Benefits, Challenges, and Opportunities for 2 Million Res
Thursday, March 17, 2016
Posted by: Natalia Gromov
Alan C. Geller, Vaughan W. Rees, Daniel R. Brooks.
The Proposal for Smoke-Free Public Housing Benefits, Challenges, and Opportunities for 2 Million Residents.
JAMA. Published online February 15, 2016. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.1380
Implementation of a smoke-free policy presents both an unparalleled opportunity and a duty to help low-income smokers quit and so narrow the gap in smoking rates that contributes to the higher burden of poor health outcomes experienced by this population. As a matter of equity, resources must be made available to help smokers quit.