The opinions of adults about the ban on cigarette sales to minors


Ozcebe H., Bilir N., Inal E., Unlu H., Beser E., Can G., ...Daha Fazla

TOBACCO INDUCED DISEASES, cilt.14, 2016 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

Özet

Background: Selling of tobacco products to minors has been banned since 1996 by the tobacco control law in Turkey. However, it is also important for the public to support practices that prevent the access of tobacco products to minors. In addition, every individual has the responsibility of carrying out society based programs that restrict access to tobacco products especially to children and the youths. Social sensitivity is considered an important factor in the prevention of tobacco use. This study aims to learn about the opinions and attitudes of adults with regards to minors access to tobacco products.