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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 19.95
A leading motivational speaker on how to finally break the smoking habit-in only three hours Of the 46 million adult Americans who now smoke, the vast majority would like to quit. In about as much time as it takes to read his new book, author Tim Williamson outlines a proven, life-changing plan that will free smokers from their addiction permanently... 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...