Stanton Glantz, director of the Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education at the University of California, San Francisco states that the ban on smoking in public places has shown a dramatic impact on health and its associated medical costs. This observation is based on research that shows the reduction in hospitalizations from conditions like strokes, heart attacks and asthma associated with smoking. Glantz and his colleagues conducted a meta-analysis which reviewed 45 studies that investigated on smoke-free laws in countries around the world, including the United States, New Zealand, Germany and others. In their study they found that in […]Continue reading Smoke-Free Laws Reduce Heart Attacks, Stroke and Asthma
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