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The SCTC research initiative addresses high-priority gaps in state and community tobacco control research in the following areas:
Secondhand smoke policies, tax and pricing policies, mass media countermeasures, community and social norms, and tobacco industry marketing and promotion.
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SCTC February 2016 Digest

February 10, 2016

      February 10, 2016   Dear NCI SCTC Research Initiative partners,   Welcome to the National Cancer Institute State and Community Tobacco Control (SCTC) Research Initiative February 2016 digest. As a reminder, the purpose of this digest is to inform key tobacco control partners such as yourself of ... Read More

SCTC October 2015 Digest (archived)

October 28, 2015

    October 28, 2015   Dear NCI SCTC Research Initiative   partners,   Welcome to the National Cancer   Institute State and Community Tobacco Control (SCTC) Research Initiative October   2015 digest.   As a reminder, the purpose of   this digest is to inform key tobacco control partners ... Read More

SCTC September 2015 Digest (archived)

September 14, 2015

September 14, 2015 Dear NCI SCTC Research Initiative partners, Welcome to the National Cancer Institute State and Community Tobacco Control (SCTC) Research Initiative September 2015 digest. As a reminder, the purpose of this digest is to inform key tobacco control partners such as yourself of our work so that you ... Read More

SCTC August 2015 Digest (archived)

August 03, 2015

  August 3, 2015 Dear NCI SCTC Research Initiative partners, Welcome to the National Cancer Institute State and Community Tobacco Control (SCTC) Research Initiative August 2015 digest. As a reminder, the purpose of this digest is to inform key tobacco control partners such as yourself of our work so that ... Read More

SCTC June 2015 Digest (archived)

June 29, 2015

  June 9, 2015 Dear NCI SCTC Research Initiative partners, Welcome to the National Cancer Institute State and Community Tobacco Control (SCTC) Research Initiative June 2015 digest. As a reminder, the purpose of this digest is to inform key tobacco control partners such as yourself of our work so that ... Read More

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