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Menthol cigarette pricing at military and community retail outlets in the United States

  • Walker SC Poston1Email author,
  • Sara A Jahnke1,
  • Christopher K Haddock1,
  • Melissa L Hyder1,
  • Jennifer E Taylor2,
  • Harry A Lando3 and
  • Christopher M Kaipust1
BMC Public Health201212:731

DOI: 10.1186/1471-2458-12-731

Received: 10 May 2012

Accepted: 24 August 2012

Published: 1 September 2012

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Original Submission
10 May 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
15 Jun 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Katie Heinrich
31 Jul 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - John Foreyt
13 Aug 2012 Author responded Author comments - Walker Poston
Resubmission - Version 3
13 Aug 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 3
24 Aug 2012 Editorially accepted
1 Sep 2012 Article published 10.1186/1471-2458-12-731

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Authors’ Affiliations

Institute for Biobehavioral Health Research, NDRI-MA, NDRI: National Development and Research Institutes, Inc
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
University of Minnesota