Smoke-Free Policies: Establishing a Smoke-Free Ordinance to Reduce Exposure to Secondhand Smoke in Indoor Worksites and Public Places--An Action Guide

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Smoke-Free Policies: Establishing a Smoke-Free Ordinance to Reduce Exposure to Secondhand Smoke in Indoor Worksites and Public Places--An Action Guide

Description

Smoke-Free Policies: Action Guide is an evidence-based tool, based on recommendations from The Guide to Community Preventative Services (Community Guide) that aids health practitioners through steps to build support for and establish a community smoke-free ordinance. It focuses on a specific approach for putting a smoke-free policy into place–establishing a community-wide smoke-free ordinance targeting indoor worksites and public places.

This guide is organized into five main sections:

  • Overview of the approach
  • Implementing the approach
  • Determining your resource needs
  • Evaluating your activities
  • References and resources

Developer:

Partnership for Prevention

Funding Sources:

Partnership for Prevention

History

Release Date: 2007
Original Summary: August 2009
Last Updated: 12/01/10

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