Objectives, The purpose of this study was to estimate the value of cigarettes consumed in 1997 by youths younger than 18 years.
Price, population, and consumption data were used to compots conservative and comprehensive estimates, which were then averaged.
An estimated 3.76 millions daily smokers aged 12 through 17 years consome an carimated 924 million packs of cigareltes par year, generating $232 million in federal tax revenues, $293 million is state tax revenues, and $480 million in tobacco company profits, and producing a retail value of $1.86 billion.
The revenues from cigarettes smoked by youths could be used to enforce laws prohibiting the sale of tabaceo to minors.
Mots-clés Pascal : Tabagisme, Adolescent, Homme, Prévention, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Epidémiologie, Evaluation, Consommation, Promotion santé, Taxe, Législation, Bénéfice, Recommandation
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Tobacco smoking, Adolescent, Human, Prevention, United States, North America, America, Epidemiology, Evaluation, Consumption, Health promotion, Taxe, Legislation, Profit, Recommendation
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 99-0392872
Code Inist : 002B18C05C. Création : 22/03/2000.