Legislation, policy, and tobacco use among youth: Implications for health care providers

Kathleen R. Stevens, A. Marie Barron, Carol A. Ledbetter, Katie M. Foarde, Shirley W. Menard

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Abstract

This paper addresses implications of recent tobacco legislation, policy, and tobacco use among youth in the context of health care policy and services. Tobacco use prevalence and definitions and diagnoses of nicotine addiction and dependence are described. Assessment of smoking prevalence in Texas provides a case study of the problem and potential solutions for tobacco use among youth. The case study highlights specific implications to be considered when providing health care focused on prevention and risk reduction for youth. The paper concludes with implications and critical Internet resources for health care providers engaging in youth tobacco control.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)89-95
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of School Health
Volume71
Issue number3
StatePublished - Mar 2001
Externally publishedYes

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Delivery of Health Care
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  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Nursing(all)
  • Education

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Stevens, K. R., Barron, A. M., Ledbetter, C. A., Foarde, K. M., & Menard, S. W. (2001). Legislation, policy, and tobacco use among youth: Implications for health care providers. Journal of School Health, 71(3), 89-95.

Legislation, policy, and tobacco use among youth : Implications for health care providers. / Stevens, Kathleen R.; Barron, A. Marie; Ledbetter, Carol A.; Foarde, Katie M.; Menard, Shirley W.

In: Journal of School Health, Vol. 71, No. 3, 03.2001, p. 89-95.

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Stevens, KR, Barron, AM, Ledbetter, CA, Foarde, KM & Menard, SW 2001, 'Legislation, policy, and tobacco use among youth: Implications for health care providers', Journal of School Health, vol. 71, no. 3, pp. 89-95.
Stevens KR, Barron AM, Ledbetter CA, Foarde KM, Menard SW. Legislation, policy, and tobacco use among youth: Implications for health care providers. Journal of School Health. 2001 Mar;71(3):89-95.
Stevens, Kathleen R. ; Barron, A. Marie ; Ledbetter, Carol A. ; Foarde, Katie M. ; Menard, Shirley W. / Legislation, policy, and tobacco use among youth : Implications for health care providers. In: Journal of School Health. 2001 ; Vol. 71, No. 3. pp. 89-95.
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