Health Benefits of Smokefree Air

This page provides a list of scientific studies regarding the health benefits of smokefree air. Links to either the study's abstract or full text are provided when available.

Health Benfits of Smokefree Air
Lidón-Moyano, C.; Fu, M.; Ballbè, M.; Martín-Sánchez, J.C.; Matilla-Santander, N.; Martínez, C.; Fernández, E.; Martínez-Sánchez, J.M., "Impact of the Spanish smoking laws on tobacco consumption and secondhand smoke exposure: a longitudinal population study," Addictive Behaviors 75: 30-35, December 2017.
Wintemberg, J.; McElroy, J.A.; Ge, B.; Everett, K.D., "Can smoke-free policies reduce tobacco use disparities of sexual and gender minorities in Missouri?," Nicotine and Tobacco Research 19(11): 1308–1314, November 2017.
Collaco, J.M.; Wilson, K.M.; McGrath-Morrow, S.A., "More evidence linking smoke-free legislation and lower risk of prematurity and low birth weight," Pediatrics [Epub ahead of print], May 17, 2017.
Becker, C.M.; Lee, J.G.L.; Hudson, S.; Hoover, J.; Civils, D., "A 14-year longitudinal study of the impact of clean indoor air legislation on state smoking prevalence, USA, 1997-2010," Preventive Medicine [Epub ahead of print], February 8, 2017.
Cheng, K.W.; Liu, F.; Gonzalez, M.; Glantz, S., "The effects of workplace clean indoor air law coverage on workers' smoking-related outcomes," Health Economics 26(2): 226-242, February 2017.
Vicedo-Cabrera, A.M.; Röösli, M.; Radovanovic, D.; Grize, L.; Witassek, F.; Schindler, C.; Perez, L., "Cardiorespiratory hospitalisation and mortality reductions after smoking bans in Switzerland," Swiss Medical Weekly 46: w14381, December 19, 2016.
Lee, S.L.; Wong, W.H.S.; Lau, Y.L., "Smoke-free legislation reduces hospital admissions for childhood lower respiratory tract infection," Tobacco Control 25(e2): e90-e94, December 2016.
Ciaccio, C.E.; Gurley-Calvez, T.; Shireman, T.I., "Indoor tobacco legislation is associated with fewer emergency department visits for asthma exacerbation in children," Annals of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology 117(6): 641–645, December 2016.
Abe, T.M.; Scholz, J.; de Masi, E.; Nobre, M.R.; Filho, R.K., "Decrease in mortality rate and hospital admissions for acute myocardial infarction after the enactment of the smoking ban law in São Paulo city, Brazil," Tobacco Control [Epub ahead of print], October 28, 2016.
Sherburne Hawkins, S.; Hristaveka, S.; Gottlieb, M.; Baum, C.F., "Reduction in emergency department visits for children's asthma, ear infections, and respiratory infections after the introduction of state smoke-free legislation," Preventive Medicine 89: 278-285, August 2016.
Kim, J.; Ban, H.; Hwang, Y.; Ha, K.; Lee K., "Impact of partial and comprehensive smoke-free regulations on indoor air quality in bars," International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 13(8): 754, August 2016.
Katikireddi, S.V.; Der, G.; Roberts, C.; Haw, S., "Has childhood smoking reduced following smoke-free public places legislation? A segmented regression analysis of cross-sectional UK school-based surveys," Nicotine and Tobacco Research 18(7): 1670-1674, July 2016.
Perlman, S.E.; Chernov, C.; Farley, S.M.; Greene, C.M.; Aldous, K.M.; Freeman, A.; Rodriguez-Lopez, J.; Thorpe, L.E., "Exposure to secondhand smoke among nonsmokers in New York City in the context of recent tobacco control policies: current status, changes over the past decade, and national," Nicotine and Tobacco Research [Epub ahead of print], May 17, 2016.
Vicedo-Cabrera, A.M.; Schindler, C.; Radovanovic, D.; Grize, L.; Witassek, F.; Dratva, J.; Röösli, M.; Perez, L., "Benefits of smoking bans on preterm and early-term births: a natural experimental design in Switzerland," Tobacco Control [Epub ahead of print], April 26, 2016.
Bartholomew, K.S.; Abouk, R., "The effect of local smokefree regulations on birth outcomes and prenatal smoking," Maternal and Child Health Journal [Epub ahead of print], March 17, 2016.
Duncan Cance, J.; Talley, A.E.; Fromme, K., "The impact of a city-wide indoor smoking ban on smoking and drinking behaviors across emerging adulthood," Nicotine and Tobacco Research 18(2): 177-185, February 2016.
Vuolo, M.; Kelly, B.C.; Kadowaki, J., "Independent and interactive effects of smoking bans and tobacco taxes on a cohort of US young adults," American Journal of Public Health [Epub ahead of print], December 21, 2015.
Thach, T.Q.; McGhee, S.M.; So, J.C.; Chau, J; Chan, EK.; Wong, C.M.; Hedley, A.J., "The smoke-free legislation in Hong Kong: its impact on mortality," Tobacco Control [Epub ahead of print], November 19, 2015.
Song, A.V.; Dutra, L.M.; Neilands, T.B.; Glantz, S.A., "Association of smoke-free laws with lower percentages of new and current smokers among adolescents and young adults: an 11-year longitudinal study," JAMA Pediatrics 169(9), e152285, September 2015.
Lin, H.C.; Park, J.Y.; Seo, D.C., "Comprehensive US statewide smoke-free indoor air legislation and secondhand smoke exposure, asthma prevalence, and related doctor visits: 2007-2011," American Journal of Public Health [Epub ahead of print], June 11, 2015.
Been, J.V.; Millett, C.; Lee, J.T.; van Schayck, C.P.; Sheikh, A., "Smoke-free legislation and childhood hospitalisations for respiratory tract infections," European Respiratory Journal [Epub ahead of print], May 28, 2015.
Sebrie, E.M.; Sandoya, E.; Bianco, E.; Hyland, A.; Cummings, K.M.; Glantz, S.A., "Hospital admissions for acute myocardial infarction before and after implementation of a comprehensive smoke-free policy in Uruguay: experience through 2010," Tobacco Control 23(6): 471-472, November 2014.
Cox, B.; Vangronsveld, J.; Nawrot, T.S., "Impact of stepwise introduction of smoke-free legislation on population rates of acute myocardial infarction deaths in Flanders, Belgium," Heart 100(18): 1430-1435, September 15, 2014.
Jones, M.R.; Barnoya, J.; Stranges, S.; Losonczy, L.; Navas-Acien, A., "Cardiovascular events following smoke-free legislations: an updated systematic review and meta-analysis," Current Environmental Health Reports 1(3): 239-249, September 1, 2014.

Rajkumar, S.; Schmidt-Trucksass, A.; Wellenius, G.A.; Bauer, G.F.; Huynh, C.K.; Moeller, A.; Roosli, M., "The effect of workplace smoking bans on heart rate variability and pulse wave velocity of non-smoking hospitality workers," International Journal of Public Health 59(4): 577-585, August 2014.

Di Valentino, M., "Reduction of ST-elevation myocardial infarction in Canton Ticino (Switzerland) after smoking bans in enclosed public places: no smoke pub study," European Journal of Public Health [Epub ahead of print], June 3, 2014.
Hahn, E.J.; Rayens, M.K.; Adkins, S.; Simpson, N.; Frazier, S.; Mannino, D.M., "Fewer hospitalizations for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in communities with smoke-free public policies," American Journal of Public Health 104(6): 1059-1065, June 2014.
Been, J.V.; Nurmatov, U.B.; Cox, B.; Nawrot, T.S.; van Schayck, C.P. Sheikh, A., "Effect of smoke-free legislation on perinatal and child health: a systematic review and meta-analysis," The Lancet 383(9928): 1549-1560, May 3, 2014.
Fernández de Bobadilla, J.; Dalmau, R.; Galve, E., "Laws restricting smoking in public places reduce the incidence of acute coronary syndrome in Spain," Revista Espanola De Cardiologia 67(5): 349-352, May 2014.
Konfino, J.; Ferrante, D.; Mejia, R.; Coxson, P.; Moran, A.; Goldman, L.; Perez-Stable, E.J., “Impact on cardiovascular disease events of the implementation of Argentina's national tobacco control law,” Tobacco Control 23(2): e6, March 2014.
Landers, G., "The impact of smoke-free laws on asthma discharges: a multistate analysis," American Journal of Public Health 104(2): e74-e79, February 2014.
Jan, C.; Lee, M.; Roa, R.; Herrera, V.; Politis, M.; Motta, J., "The association of tobacco control policies and the risk of acute myocardial infarction using hospital admissions data," PLoS One 9(2): e88784, February 10, 2014.
Murphy-Hoefer, R.; Madden, P.; Maines, D.; Coles, C., "Prevalence of smoke-free car and home rules in Maine before and after passage of a smoke-free vehicle law, 2007-2010," Preventing Chronic Disease 11: E08, 2014.
Fernander, A.F.; Rayens, M.K.; Adkins, S.; Hahn, E.J., "Local smoke-free public policies, quitline call rate, and smoking status in Kentucky," American Journal of Health Promotion [Epub ahead of print], January 16, 2014.
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Basel, P.; Bartelson, B.B.; Le Lait, M.C.; Krantz, M.J., "The effect of a statewide smoking ordinance on acute myocardial infarction rates," American Journal of Medicine 127(1): 94-96, January 2014.
Cheng, K.; Okechukwu, C.A.; McMillen, R.; Glantz, S.A., "Association between clean indoor air laws and voluntary smokefree rules in homes and cars," Tobacco Control [Epub ahead of print], October 10, 2013.
Liu, A.; Guzman, C.M.; Capewell, S.; Lucy, J.; O'Flaherty, M., "Reduction in myocardial infarction admissions in Liverpool after the smoking ban: potential socioeconomic implications for policymaking," BMJ Open 3(11): e003307, October 22, 2013.
Azagba, S.; Asbridge, M., "The association between smoking bans and nicotine dependence: a longitudinal analysis of current smokers in Canada," Addictive Behaviors 38(12): 2817-2820, August 17, 2013.
Glantz, S.A.; Gibbs, E., "Changes in ambulance calls following implementation of a smokefree law and its extension to casinos," Circulation [Epub ahead of print], August 5, 2013.
Seguret, F.; Ferreira, C.; Cambou, J.P.; Carriere, I.; Thomas, D., "Changes in hospitalization rates for acute coronary syndrome after a two-phase comprehensive smoking ban," European Journal of Preventive Cardiology [Epub ahead of print], August 5, 2013.
Lin, H.; Wang, H.; Wu, W.; Lang, L.; Wang, Q.; Tian, L., "The effects of smoke-free legislation on acute myocardial infarction: a systematic review and meta-analysis," BMC Public Health 13(1): 529, May 31, 2013.
Mackay, D.F.; Haw, S.; Newby, D.E.; Langhorne, P.; Lloyd, S.M.; McConnachie, A.; Pell, J.P., "Impact of Scotland's comprehensive, smoke-free legislation on stroke," PLoS One 8(5): e62597, May 2013.
Nguyen, K.H.; Wright, R.J.; Sorensen, G.; Subramanian, S.V., "Association between local indoor smoking ordinances in Massachusetts and cigarette smoking during pregnancy: a multilevel analysis," Tobacco Control 22(3): 184-189, May 2013.
Schmucker, J.; Wienbergen, H.; Seide, S.; Fiehn, E.; Fach, A.; Wurmann-Busch, B.; Gohlke, H.; Gunther, K.; Ahrens, W.; Hambrecht, R., "Smoking ban in public areas is associated with a reduced incidence of hospital admissions due to ST-elevation myocardial infarctions in non-smokers: results trom the BREMEN STEMI REGISTRY," European Journal of Preventive Cardiology [Epub ahead of print], April 30, 2013.
Stallings-Smith, S.; Zeka, A.; Goodman, P.; Kabir, Z.; Clancy, L., "Reductions in cardiovascular, cerebrovascular, and respiratory mortality following the national Irish smoking ban: interrupted time-series analysis, PLoS One 8(4): e62063, April 24, 2013.
Sims, M.; Maxwell, R.; Gilmore, A., "Short-term impact of the smokefree legislation in England on emergency hospital admissions for asthma among adults: a population-based study," Thorax [Epub ahead of print], April 15, 2013.
Kabir, Z.; Daly, S.; Clarke, V.; Keogan, S.; Clancy, L., "Smoking ban and small-for-gestational age births in Ireland," PLoS One 8(3): e57441, March 2013.
Klein, E.G.; Liu, S.T.; Conrey, E.J., "Comprehensive smoke-free policies: a tool for improving preconception health?," Maternal and Child Health Journal [Epub ahead of print], March 7, 2013.
Johnson, E.L.; Beal, J.R., "Impact of a comprehensive smoke-free law following a partial smoke-free law on incidence of heart attacks at a rural community hospital," Nicotine and Tobacco Research 15(3): 745-747, March 2013.
Gaudreau, K.; Sanford, C.J.; Cheverie, C.; McClure, C., "The effect of a smoking ban on hospitalization rates for cardiovascular and respiratory conditions in Prince Edward Island, Canada," PLoS One 8(3): e56102, March 2013.
Cox, B.; Martens, E.; Nemery, B.; Vangronsveld, J.; Nawrot, T.S., "Impact of a stepwise introduction of smoke-free legislation on the rate of preterm births: analysis of routinely collected birth data," British Medical Journal [Epub ahead of print], February 14, 2013.
Aguero, F.; Degano, I.R.; Subirana, I.; Grau, M.; Zamora, A.; Sala, J.; Ramos, R.; Tresseras, R.; Marrugat, J.; Elosua, R., "Impact of a partial smoke-free legislation on myocardial infarction incidence mortality and case-fatality in a population-based registry: the REGICOR Study," PLOS ONE, January 23, 2013.
Millett, C.; Lee, J.T.; Laverty, A.A.; Glantz, S.A.; Majeed, A., "Hospital admissions for childhood asthma after smoke-free legislation in England," Pediatrics [Epub ahead of print], January 21, 2013.
Vander Weg, M.W.; Rosenthal, G.E.; Vaughan Sarrazin, M., "Smoking bans linked to lower hospitalizations for heart attacks and lung disease among Medicare beneficiaries," Health Affairs 31(12): 2699-2707, December 2012.
Head, P.; Jackson, B.E.; Bae, S.; Cherry, D., "Hospital discharge rates before and after implementation of a city-wide smoking ban in a Texas city, 2004-2008," Preventing Chronic Disease E179, December 2012.
Kalkhoran, S.; Ling, P.M., "Invited commentary: extending the health benefits of clean indoor air policies," Archives of Internal Medicine 172(21): 1642-1643, November 26, 2012.
Buonanno, P.; Ranzani, M., "Thank you for not smoking: evidence from the Italian smoking ban," Health Policy [Epub ahead of print], November 10, 2012.
Levy, D.; de Almeida, M.L.; Szklo, A., "The Brazil SimSmoke Policy Simulation Model: the effect of strong tobacco control policies on smoking prevalence and smoking-attributable deaths in a middle income nation," PLOS Medicine , November 7, 2012.
Wilson, T.; Shamo, F.; Boynton, K.; Kiley, J., "The impact of Michigan's Dr Ron Davis smoke-free air law on levels of cotinine, tobacco-specific lung carcinogen and severity of self-reported respiratory symptoms among non-smoking bar employees," Tobacco Control 21(6): 593-595, November 1, 2012.
Tan, C.E.; Glantz, S.A., "Association between smoke-free legislation and hospitalizations for cardiac, cerebrovascular, and respiratory diseases: a meta-analysis," Circulation 126: 2177-2183, 2012.
Levy, D.T.; Boyle, R.G.; Abrams, D.B., "The role of public policies in reducing smoking: the Minnesota SimSmoke Tobacco Policy Model," American Journal of Preventive Medicine 43(5 Suppl 3): S179-S186, November 2012.
Bernat, D.H.; Choi, K.; Erickson, D.J.; Lenk, K.M.; Forster, J.L., "Minnesota's comprehensive statewide smokefree law: short-term effects on young adults," American Journal of Preventive Medicine 43(5 Suppl 3): S156-S162, November 2012.

Schillo, B.A.; Keller, P.A.; Betzner, A.E.; Greenseid, L.; Christenson, M.; Luxenberg, M.G., "Minnesota's smokefree policies: impact on cessation program participants," American Journal of Preventive Medicine 43(5 Suppl 3): S171-S178, November 2012.

Hurt, R.D.; Weston, S.A.; Ebbert, J.O.; McNallan, S.M.; Croghan, I.T.; Schroeder, D.R.; Roger, V.L., "Myocardial infarction and sudden cardiac death in Olmsted County, Minnesota, before and after smoke-free workplace laws," Archives of Internal Medicine [Epub ahead of print], October 29, 2012.
Pabayo, R.; O'Loughlin, J.; Barnett, T.A.; Gauvin, L.; Cohen, J.E., "Does intolerance of smoking at school, or in restaurants or corner stores decrease cigarette use initiation in adolescents?," Nicotine and Tobacco Research 14(10): 1154-1160, October 2012.
Lechner, W.V.; Meier, E.; Miller, M.B.; Wiener, J.L.; Fils-Aime, Y., "Changes in smoking prevalence, attitudes, and beliefs over 4 years following a campus-wide anti-tobacco intervention," Journal of American College Health 60(7): 505-511, October 2012.
Repace, J.; Zhang, B.; Bondy, S.J.; Benowitz, N.; Ferrence, R., "Air quality, mortality, and economic benefits of a smoke-free workplace law for non-smoking Ontario bar workers, Indoor.Air [Epub ahead of print] September 24, 2012.

Young-Wolff, K.C.; Hyland, A.J.; Desai, R.; Sindelar, J.; Pilver, C.E.; McKee, S.A., "Smoke-free policies in drinking venues predict transitions in alcohol use disorders in a longitudinal U.S. sample," Drug and Alcohol Dependence [Epub ahead of print], September 19, 2012.

Christensen, T.M.; Moller, L.; Jorgensen, T.; Pisinger, C., "The impact of the Danish smoking ban on hospital admissions for acute myocardial infarction," European Journal of Preventive Cardiology [Epub ahead of print], August 31, 2012.
Galan, I.; Diez-Ganan, L.; Gandarillas, A.; Mata, N.; Cantero, J.L.; Durban, M., "Effect of a smoking ban and school-based prevention and control policies on adolescent smoking in Spain: a multilevel analysis," Prevention Science [Epub ahead of print], August 24, 2012.
de Korte-de Boer, D.; Kotz, D.; Viechtbauer, W.; van Haren, E.; Grommen, D.; de Munter, M.; Coenen, H.; Gorgels, A.P.; van Schayck, O.C., "Effect of smoke-free legislation on the incidence of sudden circulatory arrest in the Netherlands," Heart 98(13): 995-999, July 2012.
Ferrante, D.; Linetzky, B.; Virgolini, M.; Schoj, V.; Apelberg, B., "Reduction in hospital admissions for acute coronary syndrome after the successful implementation of 100% smoke-free legislation in Argentina: a comparison with partial smoking restrictions," Tobacco Control 21(4): 402-406, July 2012.
Wilson, T.; Shamo, F.; Boynton, K.; Kiley, J., "The impact of Michigan's Dr Ron Davis Smoke-free Air Law on levels of cotinine, tobacco-specific lung carcinogen and severity of self-reported respiratory symptoms among non-smoking bar employees," Tobacco Control [Epub ahead of print], June 15, 2012.
Currie, L.M.; Blackman, K.; Clancy, L.; Levy, D.T., "The effect of tobacco control policies on smoking prevalence and smoking-attributable deaths in Ireland using the IrelandSS simulation model," Tobacco Control [Epub ahead of print], May 26, 2012.
MacCalman, L.; Semple, S.; Galea, K.S.; van Tongeren, M.; Dempsey, S.; Hilton, S.; Gee, I.; Ayres, J.G., "The relationship between workers' self-reported changes in health and their attitudes towards a workplace intervention: lessons from smoke-free legislation across the UK hospitality industry," BMC Public Health 12: 324, May 2, 2012.
Taylor, T.; Cooper, T.V.; Hernandez, N.; Kelly, M.; Law, J.; Colwell, B., "A smoke-free Paso del Norte: impact over 10 years on smoking prevalence using the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System," American Journal of Public Health 102(5): 899 - 908, May 2012.
Coady, M.H.; Jasek, J.; Davis, K.; Kerker, B.; Kilgore, E.A.; Perl, S.B., "Changes in smoking prevalence and number of cigarettes smoked per day following the implementation of a comprehensive tobacco control plan in New York City," Journal of Urban Health: Bulletin of the New York Academy of Medicine [Epub ahead of print], April 28, 2012.
Puig, C.; Vall, O.; Garcia-Algar, O.; Papaseit, E.; Pichini, S.; Salto, E.; Villalbi, J.R., "Assessment of prenatal exposure to tobacco smoke by cotinine in cord blood for the evaluation of smoking control policies in Spain," BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 12: 26, April 5, 2012.
Lippert, W.C.; Gustat, J., "Clean Indoor Air Acts reduce the burden of adverse cardiovascular disease," Public Health 126(4): 279-285, April 2012.
Page, II, R.L.; Slejko, J.F.; Libby, A.M., "A citywide smoking ban reduced maternal smoking and risk for preterm, not low birth weight, births: a Colorado natural experiment," Journal of Women's Health [Epub ahead of print], March 8, 2012.
Mackay, D.F.; Nelson, S.M.; Haw, S.J.; Pell, J.P., "Impact of Scotland's smoke-free legislation on pregnancy complications: retrospective cohort study," PLoS Medicine 9(3): e1001175, March 6, 2012.
Sebrie, E.M.; Sandoya, E.; Hyland, A.; Bianco, E.; Glantz, S.A.; Cummings, K.M., "Hospital admissions for acute myocardial infarction before and after implementation of a comprehensive smoke-free policy in Uruguay," Tobacco Control [Epub ahead of print], February 15, 2012.
Mons, U.; Nagelhout, G.E.; Allwright, S.; Guignard, R.; van den Putte, B.; Willemsen, M.C.; Fong, G.T.; Brenner, H.; Potschke-Langer, M.; Breitling, L.P., "Impact of national smoke-free legislation on home smoking bans: findings from the International Tobacco Control Policy Evaluation Project Europe Surveys," Tobacco Control [Epub ahead of print], February 13, 2012.
Pizacani, B.A.; Maher, J.E.; Rohde, K.; Drach, L.; Stark, M.J., "Implementation of a smoke-free policy in subsidized multiunit housing: effects on smoking cessation and secondhand smoke exposure," Nicotine and Tobacco Research [Epub ahead of print], February 7, 2012.
Fathallah, N.; Maurel-Donnarel, E.; Baumstarck-Barrau, K.; Lehucher-Michel, M.P., "Three-year follow-up of attitudes and smoking behaviour among hospital nurses following enactment of France's national smoke-free workplace law," International Journal of Nursing Studies [Epub ahead of print], February 2, 2012.
Cronin, E.M.; Kearney, P.M.; Kearney, P.P.; Sullivan, P.; Perry, I.J., "Impact of a national smoking ban on hospital admission for acute coronary syndromes: a longitudinal study," Clinical Cardiology [Epub ahead of print], January 25, 2012.
Behm, I.; Kabir, Z.; Connolly, G.N.; Alpert, H.R., "Increasing prevalence of smoke-free homes and decreasing rates of sudden infant death syndrome in the United States: an ecological association study," Tobacco Control 21(1): 6-11, January 2012.
Berg, C.J.; Swan, D.W.; Fredrick, G.; Daniel, S.; Kegler, M.C., "Smoke-free policies at home, church, and work: smoking levels and recent quit attempts among a Southeastern rural population, 2007," Preventing Chronic Disease 9, January 2012.
Roberts, C.; Davis, P.J.; Pearlman, D.N.; Taylor, K.E., "The impact of Rhode Island's statewide smoke-free ordinance on hospital admissions and costs for acute myocardial infarction and asthma," Health by Numbers 95(1): 23-25, 2012.
Sargent, J.D.; Demidenko, E.; Malenka, D.J.; Li, Z.; Gohlke, H.; Hanewinkel, R., "Smoking restrictions and hospitalization for acute coronary events in Germany," Clinical Research in Cardiology 101(3): 227-235, 2012.
Nagelhout, G.E.; de Vries, H.; Boudreau, C.; Allwright, S.; McNeill, A.; van den Putte, B.; Fong, G.T.; Willemsen, M.C., "Comparative impact of smoke-free legislation on smoking cessation in three European countries," European Journal of Public Health 22(Supplement 1): 4-9, 2012.
Adam, B.; Molnar, A.; Guilis, G.; Adany, R., "Integrating a quantitative risk appraisal in a health impact assessment: analysis of the novel smoke-free policy in Hungary," European Journal of Public Health [Epub ahead of print], 2012.
Durham, A.-D.; Bergier, S.; Locatelli, I.; Morisod, X.; Cornuz, J.; Huynh, C.K.; Zellweger, J.-P., "Improved health of hospitality workers after a Swiss cantonal smoking ban," Swiss Medical Weekly [Epub ahead of print], December 22, 2011.
Nguyen, K.H.; Wright, R.J.; Sorensen, G.; Subramanian, S.V., "Association between local indoor smoking ordinances in Massachusetts and cigarette smoking during pregnancy: a multilevel analysis," Tobacco Control [Epub ahead of print], December 13, 2011.
Cheng, K.W.; Glantz, S.A.; Lightwood, J.M., "Association between smokefree laws and voluntary smokefree-home rules," American Journal of Preventive Medicine 41(6): 566-572, December 2011.
Hovell, M.F.; Lessov-Schlaggar, C.N.; Ding, D., "Smokefree community policies promote home smoking bans: unknown mechanisms and opportunities for preventive medicine," American Journal of Preventive Medicine 41(6):650-652, December 2011.
Watson, D.; Glover, M.; McCool, J.; Bullen, C.; Adams, B.; Min, S., "Impact of national smokefree environments laws on teachers, schools and early childhood centres," Health Promotion Journal of Australia 22(3):166-171, December 2011.
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Ham, D.C.; Przybeck, T.; Strickland, J.R.; Luke, D.A.; Evanoff, B.A.; Bierut, L.J., "Occupation and workplace policies predict smoking behaviors: analysis of National Data From the Current Population Survey," Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine [Epub ahead of print], October 10, 2011.
Rose, A.; Fagan, P.; Gibson, J.T.; Lawrence, D.; Hart, A.; Shavers, V.L., "The role of worksite and home smoking bans in smoking cessation among U.S. employed adult female smokers," American Journal of Health Promotion 26(1): 26-36, September-October, 2011.
Kabir, Z.; Arora, M.; Alpert, H.R., "Have public smoking bans resulted in an improvement in quality of life?," Expert Review of Pharmacoeconomics & Outcomes Research 11(4): 375-377, August 2011.
Pahl, K.; Brook, J.S.; Koppel, J.; Lee, J.Y., "Unexpected benefits: pathways from smoking restrictions in the home to psychological well-being and distress among urban black and Puerto Rican Americans," Nicotine and Tobacco Research 13(8): 706-713, August 2011.
Bruintjes, G.; Bucher Bartelson, B.; Hurst, P.; Levinson, A.H.; Hokanson, J.E.; Krantz, M.J., "Reduction in acute myocardial infarction hospitalization after implementation of a smoking ordinance," American Journal of Medicine 124(7): 647-654, July 2011.
Gupta, R.; Luo, J.; Anderson, R.H.; Ray, A., "Clean indoor air regulation and incidence of hospital admissions for acute coronary syndrome in Kanawha County, West Virginia," Preventing Chronic Disease Public Health Research, Practice, and Policy 8(4): A77, July 2011.
Alpert, H.R.; Behm, I.; Connolly, G.N.; Kabir, Z., "Smoke-free households with children and decreasing rates of paediatric clinical encounters for otitis media in the United States," Tobacco Control 20(3): 207-211, May 1, 2011.
Yang, T.; Xu, X.; Rockett, I.R.; Guo, W.; Zhou, H., "Effects of household, workplace, and public place smoking restrictions on smoking cessation," Health and Place [Epub ahead of print], April 29, 2011.
Macy, J.T.; Middlestadt, S.E.; Seo, D.; Kolbe, L.J.; Jay, S.J., "Applying the theory of planned behavior to explore the relation between smoke-free air laws and quitting intentions," Health Education & Behavior [Epub ahead of print], April 25, 2011.
Issa, J.S.; Abe, T.M.O.; Pereira, A.C.; Megid, M.C.; Shimabukuro, C.E.; Valentin, L.S.O.; da C Ferreira, M.M.; Nobre, M.R.C.; Lancarotte, I.; Barretto, A.C.P., "The effect of Sao Paulo's smoke-free legislation on carbon monoxide concentration in hospitality venues and their workers," Tobacco Control 20(2): 156-162, March 2011.
Gao, J.; Zheng, P.; Gao, J.; Chapman, S.; Fu, H., "Workplace smoking policies and their association with male employees' smoking behaviours: a cross-sectional survey in one company in China," Tobacco Control 20(2): 131-136, March 2011.
Herman, P.M.; Walsh, M.E., "Hospital admissions for acute myocardial infarction, angina, stroke, and asthma after implementation of Arizona's comprehensive statewide smoking ban," American Journal of Public Health 101(3): 491-496, March 2011.
Dove, M.S.; Dockery, D.W.; Connolly, G.N., "Smoke-free air laws and asthma prevalence, symptoms, and severity among nonsmoking youth," Pediatrics 127: 102-109, 2011.
Dove, M.S.; Dockery, D.W.; Mittleman, M.A.; Schwartz, J.; Sullivan, E.M.; Keithly, L.; Land, T., "The impact of Massachusetts' smoke-free workplace laws on acute myocardial infarction deaths," American Journal of Public Health 100(11): 2206-2212, November 2010.
Mackay, D.; Haw, S.; Ayres, J.G.; Fischbacher, C.; Pell, J.P., "Smoke-free legislation and hospitalizations for childhood asthma," New England Journal of Medicine 363(12): 1139-1145, September 16, 2010.
Knudsen, H.K.; Boyd, S.E.; Studts, J.L., "Substance abuse treatment counselors and tobacco use: a comparison of comprehensive and indoor-only workplace smoking bans," Nicotine and Tobacco Research [Epub ahead of print], September 2, 2010.
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