News Releases

"UIC Receives $16M to Study Impact of Environment on Kids' Health," issued 12-16-08.

"Study Finds Youth Smoking Would be Much Lower if States Followed CDC Guidelines for Tobacco Prevention and Cessation Spending," issued 01-24-05. Related coverage can also be found at The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Television Health Series, State Tobacco Control Spending Web Page.

The Relationship between Community Physical Activity Settings and Race, Ethnicity and Socioeconomic Status, by Powell LM, Slater S, Chaloupka FJ. Television Press Coverage, Cleveland and Denver Markets, issued 06-29-04. For copy of published paper click here.

"Comprehensive Report Provides First Ever Look at Illicit Drug Laws in All 50 States and District of Columbia,"
issued 02-12-02.

"Higher Cigarette Prices Keep Kids from Starting to Smoke:"
Long Term Study Offers Conclusive Evidence That Excise Taxes Work," issued 04-24-01. For more information on cigarette tax activities in states, visit www.tobaccofreekids.org.

"Alcohol Policies in the United States: Highlights from the 50 States,"
issued 12-19-00.

"Marijuana Use Rises and Falls with Price and Perceived Harm, Study Shows,"
issued 10-05-00.

"UIC ImpacTeen Project Presents New Research at Tobacco Conference,"
issued 08-03-00.

"Changes at the Point-of-Sale for Tobacco Following the 1999 Tobacco Billboard Ban,"
issued 07-19-00.

"Pricier Cigarettes Would Curb Smoking, Marijuana Use: UIC Study,"
issued 01-26-99. Reprinted with permission from the University of Illinois at Chicago Office of Public Affairs.

"UIC Research Helps Target Allocation of Tobacco-Settlement Funds,"
issued 08-25-99. Reprinted with permission from the University of Illinois at Chicago Office of Public Affairs.

 

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