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  • Smoke & Mirrorsby Rob Cunningham

    International Development Research Centre 1996; US$ 25.00

    Smoke & Mirrors provides an insider's view of the Canadian tobacco war, a hundred-year old conflict that began to escalate in the 1980s. Written by a prominent antismoking advocate, the book explains how Canada emerged as a global leader in the public health crusade to regulate the powerful tobacco industry. Author Rob Cunningham exposes the industry's... more...

  • Cigarette Warsby Cassandra Tate

    Oxford University Press 1999; US$ 46.99

    Cigarette Wars is a meticulously researched, engagingly written history of the first anti-cigarette movement, dating from the Victorian Age to the Great Depression, when cigarettes were both legally restricted and socially stigmatized in America. At that time, progressive reformers and religious fundamentalists came together to curb smoking, but... more...

  • Tobacco-free Youthby Pan American Health Organization

    Pan American Health Organization 2000; US$ 18.00

    The first part of the book describes the scope of the tobacco problem in the Region, especially as it affects youth and adolescents. It delves into such issues as tobacco-related illnesses and reviews various approaches for substance-abuse prevention. The second part discusses the application of the "life skills" approach to programs designed to prevent... more...

  • Por una juventud sin tobacoby Pan American Health Organization

    Pan American Health Organization 2001; US$ 18.00

    Con el fin de detener la creciente ola de consumo de tabaco en las Américas, la Organización Panamericana de la Salud (OPS) patrocina varias actividades, entre ellas la investigación sobre la legislación y las políticas de control del tabaco en toda la Región, la coordinación y adopción de medidas de control del uso de tabaco en los países, y la aplicación... 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...

  • Work and Family in Americaby Leslie F. Stebbins

    ABC-CLIO 2002; US$ 45.00

    From the Contemporary World Issues series, which the publisher intends as "a good starting point for research by high school and college students, scholars, and general readers, as well as by legislators, businesspeople, activists, and others." RBB (Copyright © American Library Association. All rights reserved) 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...

  • Building Blocks for Tobacco Control - A Handbookby WHO Tobacco Free Initiative

    World Health Organization 2004; US$ 81.00

    This publication aims to provide practical guidance to all those involved in the management of blood programmes. Following an introduction to the blood cold chain management process, seven chapters provide a detailed description of blood bank refrigerators, plasma freezers, platelet agitators, plasma thawing equipment, blood transport boxes and coolants,... more...

  • Tobacco Industry and Smokingby Fred C. Pampel

    Infobase Publishing 2004; US$ 45.00

    Tobacco Industry and Smoking addresses the many serious and controversial questions related to the problem of smoking in the United States: Is the tobacco industry responsible for the harm of cigarettes? Should the goal of improving population health override individual freedom in the choice to smoke? Should the government regulate tobacco as much... more...

  • The Joy of Smoking: The Light-Hearted Look at Lighting Upby Sue Carroll

    John Blake Publishing 2005; US$ 5.99

    Tired of being told to quit, put it out, stand outside, have some consideration, think about your health ...? The list of complaints against smokers would take much longer than a fag break to read out, and many of us (even those who don't smoke) have had just about enough of it! The passive whingeing we endure from the self-righteous is enough to have... more...