Implementation of Tobacco Control Policy

Research Fields: 
Policy and Politics

This work includes a range of tobacco control policymaking issues at the state, local and national level.  This work includes research on state elections data and tobacco industry documents related to state ballot measures to increase tobacco excise taxes to evaluate proponents and opponents campaign strategies and assess their impact on ballot outcomes. Commentary on 2009 federal legislation granting the Food and Drug Administration jurisdiction to regulate tobacco products. Research on tobacco control policy advocacy and tobacco industry political activities in multiple states.