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Using a computational model to explore tobacco retail policies: Tobacco Town

Using a computational model to explore tobacco retail policies: Tobacco Town

A new study with ASPiRE authors Ross Hammond, Todd Combs, and Douglas Luke, published Dec. 20 in Health and Place, suggests that agent-based modeling may be an effective way to test the impact of retail-based tobacco control strategies. The paper concludes that context matters: limiting access to tobacco through retailer density reduction has varying results [...]