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Tob Control. 2005 Feb;14(1):10-2.

Smoke-free law did not affect revenue from gaming in Delaware.

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Center for Tobacco Control, Research & Education, University of California, San Francisco, 530 Parnassus Ave, Suite 366, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA.

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  • Tob Control. 2005 Oct;14(5):360.

Abstract

OBJECTIVE:

To determine the effect of the Delaware smoke-free law on gaming revenue.

METHODS:

Linear regression of gaming revenue and average revenue per machine on a public policy variable, time, while controlling for economic activity and seasonal effects.

RESULTS:

The linear regression showed that the smoke-free law was associated with no effect on total revenue or average revenue per machine.

CONCLUSION:

Smoke-free laws are associated with no change in gaming revenue.

PMID:
15735294
PMCID:
PMC1747973
DOI:
10.1136/tc.2004.008755
[Indexed for MEDLINE]
Free PMC Article

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