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Author: Perry Stevens
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: highlights, control, tobacco, state
Number of Pages: 134
Published: 2000-07
ISBN-10: 0788187120
ISBN-13: 9780788187124

Analyzes tobacco use on a state-by-state basis. It compiles a wide variety of state-based data into a 2-page summary of highlights for each state, showing the prevalence of tobacco use, the health impact & costs associated with tobacco use, tobacco control legislation, tobacco agriculture & manufacturing, & tobacco use prevention & control programs. State-specific data are comparable among states within each topic area. The state-specific summaries are followed by a 2-page summary of highlights for the U.S. overall, & then by a series of tables & maps. These gather together the state-specific
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Author: David Satcher
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: americans, asian, pacific, islanders, hispanics, natives, alaska, racial, among, ethnic, minority, groups, tobacco
Number of Pages: 347
Published: 1998-04
ISBN-10: 0788177958
ISBN-13: 9780788177958

Focuses on tobacco use among four U.S. racial/ethnic minority groups. Provides a single, comprehensive source of data on each racial/ethnic group's patterns of tobacco use, physical effects related to tobacco smoking & chewing, societal & psychosocial factors associated with tobacco use, & a selection of specific tobacco control programs. Now, health professionals can plan appropriate programs to address more effectively the health needs of these groups. Certain racial/ethnic minority populations remain at high risk for using tobacco & often bear a disproportionate share of the human & economi
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Author: M. Jocelyn Elders
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: surgeon, general, report, people, tobacco, among, preventing
Number of Pages: 325
Published: 1994-03
ISBN-10: 0788105698
ISBN-13: 9780788105692

This report focuses on the vulnerable adolescent ages of 10 through 18 when most users start smoking, chewing, or dipping & become addicted to tobacco. It examines the health effects of early smoking & smokeless tobacco use, the reasons that young men & women begin using tobacco, the extent to which they use tobacco, tobacco advertising & promotional activities (history of cigarette advertising to the young); & efforts to prevent tobacco use by young people (public opinion; educational efforts; & public policies). Charts, tables & graphs. Glossary. Index.
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Author: M. Joycelyn Elders
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: surgeon, general, report, people, tobacco, among, preventing
Number of Pages: 334
Published: 1997-03-01
ISBN-10: 0788138898
ISBN-13: 9780788138898

This report focuses on the vulnerable adolescent ages of 10 through 18 when most users start smoking, chewing, or dipping & become addicted to tobacco. It examines the health effects of early smoking & smokeless tobacco use, the reasons that young men & women begin using tobacco, the extent to which they use tobacco, tobacco advertising & promotional activities (history of cigarette advertising to the young); & efforts to prevent tobacco use by young people (public opinion; educational efforts; & public policies). Charts, tables & graphs. Glossary. Index.
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Author: C. Stephen Redhead
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: tobacco, prevention, control, smoking, family, regulation, fda
Number of Pages: 33
Published: 2009-11
ISBN-10: 1437918042
ISBN-13: 9781437918045

The 111th Congress is considering legislation that would give the FDA broad new statutory authority to regulate the manufacture and marketing of cigarettes and smokeless tobacco products. This report provides a detailed summary of the proposed legislation and discusses the public health and legal issues it raises. Contents: (1) Views on FDA Tobacco Regulation: Public Health Viewpoint; Industry Viewpoint; (2) Proposed Tobacco Product Regulation: Reduced-Risk Tobacco Products; Tobacco Product Design and Characteristics; Menthol Cigarettes; (3) Legal Issues: Restrictions on Ads and Promotion; Fir
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Author: Barry Leonard
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: synar, reports, annual, sales, tobacco, youth
Number of Pages: 9
Published: 2010-11
ISBN-10: 1437938892
ISBN-13: 9781437938890

Tobacco use is the leading cause of death and disease in the U.S. (with 443,000 deaths annually attributed to smoking). Each year, tobacco use results in more deaths than AIDS, unintentional injuries, suicide, homicide, and alcohol and drug abuse combined. Tobacco use begins as a pediatric issue; 80% of adult smokers who are nicotine dependent report that they started smoking before the age of 18. The Synar Amend. requires that states have laws and enforcement programs for prohibiting the sale and dist. of tobacco to people under age 18. States and other jurisdictions must report annually on t
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Author: Unknown
Publisher: IDRC
Keywords: individuals, socities, summary, methods, findings, systems, health, economic, impact, tobacco, national, cost
Number of Pages: 91
Published: 2003-01-01
ISBN-10: 155250073X
ISBN-13: 9781552500736

This publication reviews and synthesizes the literature on tobacco-related health economic evaluation, with a focus on developing countries. IDRC\2019s 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. It is directed at a general audience of tobacco-control researchers and policymakers, especially in developing countries, and researchers familiar with economic evaluation methods but unfamiliar with the relevance of these methods to the stu
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