College campus tobacco-free policies: A systematic literature review
Recommendations: Simply adopting a tobacco-free campus policy is not enough to change behaviors and ensure that the policy is effective. Policy implementation is an often ignored but critically important part of the policymaking process. It is important to understand which implementation strategies lead to high policy compliance. Future research is needed to determine best practices for adopting and implementing a tobacco-free campus policy to ensure the policy achieves desired outcomes.
Learning Areas:Public health or related organizational policy, standards, or other guidelines
Discuss the state of the science of college campus tobacco-free policies Discuss the importance of effective college campus tobacco-free policy implementation to achieve desired policy outcomes
Keyword(s): Tobacco Policy, College Students
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am a postdoctoral fellow at the Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education, and my main research focus is adoption and implementation of smoke and tobacco-free policies.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
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