Tobacco and Health (inbunden)
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1995 ed.
Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers
XXXI, 1039 p. In 2 volumes, not available separately.
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1998 g
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Tobacco and Health (inbunden)

Tobacco and Health

Proceedings of the 9th World Conference Held in Paris, France, October 10-14, 1994

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Inbunden Engelska, 1996-01-01
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Over 1,100 delegates from a hundred countries attended the 9th World Conference onTobaccoandHealth. Afterfivedaysofdebate, severalimportantresolutionswereadopted unanimously and will be landmarks in the fight against tobacco. This great success is due to three facts which emerged from the discussions: 1. Itappears clearlynowthattherisksassociated withtobaccoaremuchgreaterthan previously assumed. Out of two regular smokers, one will die from a tobacco- related disease. 2. Reducing tobacco consumption can be achieved but the data collected in several countriesshowthatitrequiresaglobalstrategy.Thisstrategywasmuchdebatedduring theconference. Theresolutionsadoptedemphasizetheagreementofthedelegateson themainpoints. Actionto fight thegrowingepidemicoftobacco-attributabledisease and death involves convincing the general public, the medical community and decision-makers ofthe need to act for tobacco control. The most efficient tools for helping individuals never to start or successfully to stop using tobacco should be developed; effective tobacco control endeavors are required to counteractthe actions ofthe powerful and influential tobacco manufacturers. With the help and under the aegis ofWHO, DICC, IUATLD, ISFC, IOCD, and IUHPE, an international alliance for health and against tobacco shouldunite all those who are engaged in this fight.
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240 articles arranged under the following sections: Introduction. Women. Campaigning. Trade. The Role of Politicians. Policy: Assessing the Pandemic. Developing and Funding Policy. Policy Evaluation. Workshops. Advertising. Taxes. Health Promotion. Regional Developments. The Economy and Tobacco. History of Tobacco Consumption and Tobacco Control. Tobacco Control Action. Tobacco Control in Communities of Color in the United States. Policy Research. Programs for Adolescents. Smoking Cessation. Workshops. The Role of Health Professionals. Smokefree Health Care. Litigation. Smoking Bans. The Health Consequences of Tobacco Use: Direct Health Effects. Health Effects from Environmental Tobacco Smoke. Economic Costs. The Extent of Tobacco Use. Children and Adolescents: Tobacco Use. Adolescents and Cessation. Smoking Prevention Programs. Women and Men. Health Professionals: Health Professionals' Smoking Behavior. Training Health Professionals to Intervene. Smokefree Health Care. Smoking Cessation: Factors in Cessation. Cessation Interventions. Tobacco Control in the Community: National/Regional Campaigns. Media Campaigns. Special Populations. Tobacco Marketing Strategies: Advertising Practices. Sales Promotion. Tobacco Control Policy: Policy on Tobacco Advertising and Promotions. Taxation. Smokefree Areas. Legislation. Social Change: Issues in Advocacy. The Conference Resolutions: Annexes. Index.