2005 Scollo, et al. Summary of Studies

Summary of Studies Assessing the Economic Impact of Smoke-Free Policies in the Hospitality Industry Scollo et al.

VicHealth Centre for Tobacco Control, Melbourne, Australia, July 2005.

This study is a meta-analysis of all major economic impact studies ever done on smokefree air ordinances. The study found that only tobacco industry-funded studies found negative economic impact. All studies based on objective data found either no impact or positive impact.

Scollo, et al., have also published some of their findings in the journal Tobacco Control.