A study published in the in the American Journal of Epidemiology found that smoking rates decline significantly among college graduates living near areas with smokefree restaurant and bars laws.

These smokefree laws were also associated with increases in quit attempts by smokers with lower income levels.

Smokefree laws have many health benefits, not just for nonsmokers, but also for smokers.

This study used data provided by ANR Foundation’s U.S. Tobacco Control Laws Database©, a great resource for researchers, advocates, and members of the general public interested in smokefree law trends in the United States.