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Standardized Tobacco Assessment for Retail Settings (STARS): dissemination and implementation research.

Study Name Standardized Tobacco Assessment for Retail Settings (STARS): dissemination and implementation research.
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Funding Agency NCI NIH HHS,NCI NIH HHS,NCI NIH HHS
Primary Research Focus The Standardized Tobacco Assessment for Retail Settings (STARS) was designed to characterise the availability, placement, promotion and price of tobacco products, with items chosen for relevance to regulating the retail tobacco environment. This study describes the process to develop the STARS instrument and protocol employed by a collaboration of US government agencies, US state tobacco control programmes (TCPs), advocacy organisations, public health attorneys and researchers from the National Cancer Institute’s State and Community Tobacco Control (SCTC) Research Initiative.
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Number Participants
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Protocol Ids 741001
Grant Number U01 CA154241,U01 CA154248,U01 CA154281
Citation Link http://tobaccocontrol.bmj.com/content/25/Suppl_1/i67.full