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- 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...
- 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 Deutschland (Veröffentlichungen des Instituts für Deutsches, ... Heidelberg und Mannheim) (German Edition)Springer 2006; US$ 79.95
Immer mehr Jugendliche und Kinder greifen zur Zigarette. Die Gesetzeslage sowie gesellschaftliche Kontrollmechanismen haben diesen Trend nicht aufhalten können. Wegen der schwerwiegenden gesundheitlichen Folgen des Tabakkonsums gerade bei Kindern und Jugendlichen wird zunehmend von der Politik verlangt, dieser negativen Entwicklung durch gesetzliche... more...
- 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...
- World Health Organization 2009; US$ 30.00
In this year's WHO Report on the Global Tobacco Epidemic, all data on implementation of the six MPOWER tobacco control measures have been updated through 2008 and additional data have been collected on selected areas. Categories of policy achievement have been refined and, where possible, made consistent with guidelines of the WHO Framework Convention... more...
- Agate Publishing 2012; US$ 4.99
The average American baby is born with 10 fingers, 10 toes, and the highest recorded levels of flame retardants among infants in the world. How could it possibly be, in a country as developed and medically advanced as the Unites States, that children are already contaminated at birth with such disturbingly high levels of toxic chemicals? The truth... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2012; US$ 19.95
This resource is packed with games and activities that explore smoking issues with young people aged 13â??19. From fun group games and challenging quizzes to role-plays and thought-provoking discussions, the activities will help young people understand the facts and issues, and make positive, healthy choices. more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 209.00
Tobacco smoking is considered the big killer and one of the most avoidable risk factors for many human pathologies. Reducing and controlling tobacco smoking should be a primary aim for a certain population, in order to reduce harms to health caused by this important risk factor, and it seems urgent to adopt intervention tools involved in responsibility... more...
- World Health Organization 2013; US$ 36.00
This report WHO's fourth in the series provides a country-level examination ofthe global tobacco epidemic and identifiescountries that have applied selectedmeasures for reducing tobacco use. Fiveyears ago WHO introduced the MPOWERmeasures as a practical cost-effective wayto scale up implementation of specificprovisions of the WHO FCTC on the ground.... more...