A PopSciGrid demo presenting a chart that shows the changes of the number of states part of which has adopted tobacco policies that ban smoking in some bars, workplaces, or restaurants.
This demo is part of the Population Sciences Grid Project. For more information, please contact Professor Deborah McGuinness.
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Using the demo: This demo shows a chart of the number of states with policies regulating use of tobacco in bars, restaurants, and workplaces from 1990 to 2007.
Data series used in this demo:
* NCI internal dataset
National Cancer Institute
- Abdul R. Shaikh
- Richard Moser
- Bradford W. Hesse
- Glen D. Morgan
- Erik M. Augustson
- Yvonne Hunt
- Zaria Tatalovich
- Gordon Willis
- Kelly Blake
- Paul Courtney (contractor)
- Lila Finney (contractor)
- Amy Sanders (contractor)
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
- Deborah L. McGuinness
- Li Ding
- Tim Lebo
- Jim McCusker
- Noshir Contractor
- Yun Huang
- Hugh Devlin
- York Yao