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Do State Expenditures on Tobacco Control Programs Decrease Use of Tobacco Products Among College Students?

Christina Czart Ciecierski, Pinka Chatterji, Frank J. Chaloupka, Henry Wechsler

NBER Working Paper No. 12532
Issued in September 2006

---- Acknowledgements -----

The data on student smoking behavior was collected under grants from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to Henry Wechsler. The authors would like to thank Nancy A. Rigotti for formulating the smoking questions. The authors also would like to thank Karen Conway, Reagan Baughman, and other participants at an economics department seminar at the University of New Hampshire at Durham in May 2006 for very helpful feedback on a preliminary version of the paper. Chatterji gratefully acknowledges research support from grant K01 AA000328-03 from the National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. The views expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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