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  • WHO Study Group on Tobacco Product Regulationby World Health Organization

    World Health Organization 2015; US$ 36.00

    This report presents the conclusions reached and recommendations made by the members of the WHO Study Group on Tobacco Product Regulation (TobReg) at its seventh meeting in December 2013 during which it reviewed background papers specially commissioned for the meeting and which dealt respectively with the following four themes: Novel tobacco... more...

  • Lighting Upby Susan Shapiro

    Random House Publishing Group 2004; US$ 17.00

    In the critically acclaimed Five Men Who Broke My Hear t, Manhattan journalist Susan Shapiro revisited five self-destructive romances. In her hilarious, illuminating new memoir, Lighting Up, she rejects five self-destructive substances. This difficult quest for clean living starts with Shapiro?s shocking revelation that, at forty, her lengthiest,... more...

  • At What Cost?by Research for International Tobacco Control (RITC)

    International Development Research Centre 2006; US$ 20.00

    This publication reviews and synthesizes the literature on tobacco-related health economic evaluation, with a focus on developing countries.á IDRC?s Research for International Tobacco Contract (RITC) produced the report in an attempt to lay the groundwork for future comparative and conclusive research in the field of tobacco-related economic evaluation.á... more...

  • Qualitative Research for Tobacco Controlby Alison Mathie; Anne Carnozzi

    International Development Research Centre 2006; US$ 40.00

    This manual is designed to encourage users from around the world to engage in tobacco control research using qualitative methods and tools. The objective is to expand the body of knowledge that can influence tobacco control policies and programs. In addition, the manual is intended to serve consumers of qualitative research by helping them critically... more...

  • A Life in Smokeby Julia Hansen

    Free Press 2006; US$ 20.95

    "I accepted the certainty of my untimely death with gallows humor and a calculator. I'd read somewhere that each cigarette you smoke knocks seven minutes off your time on the planet. To amuse myself, I did the math: 153,000 cigarettes = two years of my life, up in smoke." Julia Hansen first lit up at nineteen. Twenty years later, she was editing... more...

  • The Tobacco Atlasby M J. Eriksen Mackay

    World Health Organization 2002; US$ 27.00

    The Tobacco Atlas is intended for anyone concerned with personal or political health, governance, politics, economics, big business, corporate behaviour, smuggling, tax, religion, internet, allocation of resources, human development and the future. It will be useful for UN agencies, governments and politicians, health officials, the media, researchers,... more...

  • Tobaccoby Harold V. Cordry

    ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 45.00

    Tobacco addresses the many interrelated controversies surrounding the historical and current use of tobacco and presents a clear, objective, and thorough treatment of this contentious public health and legal issue. Is there a more prominent issue being battled out in the courtrooms of America today than that over the effects of tobacco? Multibillion... more...

  • WHO Report on the Global Tobacco Epidemic 2008by WHO

    World Health Organization 2008; US$ 40.00

    WHO has produced a first comprehensive analysis of global tobacco use and control: The WHO Report on the Global Tobacco Epidemic, 2008. The report confirms that the global tobacco epidemic is one of the greatest public health threats of modern times, that, left unchecked, could result in one billion deaths in the 21st century. The epidemic is shifting... more...

  • Die staatliche Einflussnahme auf den Tabakkonsum von Kindern und Jugendlichen in Deutschlandby Christian Ueltzh÷ffer

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006; US$ 69.99

    Immer mehr Jugendliche und Kinder greifen zur Zigarette. Die Gesetzeslage sowie gesellschaftliche Kontrollmechanismen haben diesen Trend nicht aufhalten k÷nnen. Wegen der schwerwiegenden gesundheitlichen Folgen des Tabakkonsums gerade bei Kindern und Jugendlichen wird zunehmend von der Politik verlangt, dieser negativen Entwicklung durch gesetzliche... more...

  • Ashes to Ashesby Richard Kluger

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 25.00

    No book before this one has rendered the story of cigarettes -- mankind's most common self-destructive instrument and its most profitable consumer product -- with such sweep and enlivening detail. Here for the first time, in a story full of the complexities and contradictions of human nature, all the strands of the historical process -- financial,... more...