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Policies banning tobacco displays may deter adult smoking; graphic health warning sign at point of sale might not

Polices that ban tobacco product displays at point of sale (POS) may reduce adults smoking by deterring purchases, though a single graphic health warning sign at the POS may not, according to a study. The study looked at the behaviors of more than 1,200 current adult smokers and recent quitters in a virtual convenience store in which tobacco products were openly visible, hidden behind a cabinet or hidden with a graphic health warning sign on display.
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