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The epidemic in India

Prakash C. Gupta and Cecily S. Ray

in Tobacco: Science, policy and public health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199566655
eISBN:
9780191594410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566655.003.0012
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter traces the growth of the tobacco epidemic in India. Topics covered include the introduction of tobacco, evolution of tobacco use, tobacco production, tobacco use, the burden caused by ... More


Tobacco control in the Republic of South Korea, an Asian example

Jae-Gahb Park, Ji Won Park, Hong-Gwan Seo, Jin Soo Lee, II Soon Kim, Yong-Ik Kim, Jong-Koo Lee, and Dae-Kyu Oh

in Tobacco: Science, policy and public health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199566655
eISBN:
9780191594410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566655.003.0014
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Awareness of the adverse effects of smoking has increased in the Republic of South Korea in a relatively short period of time. Adult male smoking rates rapidly fell over the past seven years, from ... More


The adoption of smoke-free policies and their effectiveness

Maria Leon-Roux and John P. Pierce

in Tobacco: Science, policy and public health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199566655
eISBN:
9780191594410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566655.003.0036
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Leading health agencies have published authoritative reports evaluating the research on the health risks of second-hand smoke (SHS). There is a consensus across these reports that SHS (also called ... More


Balkan Smoke: Tobacco and the Making of Modern Bulgaria

Mary C. Neuburger

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450846
eISBN:
9780801465949
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450846.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book leads readers along the Bulgarian–Ottoman caravan routes and into the coffeehouses of Istanbul and Sofia. It reveals how a remote country was drawn into global economic networks through ... More


Prevention and Control of Diseases Associated with Tobacco use through Law and Policy

Richard A. Daynard, Mark A. Gottlieb, Edward L. Sweda, Jr, Lissy C. Friedman, and Michael P. Eriksen

in Law in Public Health Practice

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195301489
eISBN:
9780199863822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301489.003.0018
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses the legal and policy interventions for preventing and controlling tobacco use. It reviews legal authorities that affect tobacco use at the federal, state, and local levels, and ... More


Smoke-free policies are an effective way to reduce heart disease rapidly

C. M. Fichtenberg and S. A. Glantz

in Coronary Heart Disease Epidemiology: From aetiology to public health

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198525738
eISBN:
9780191724114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525738.003.0046
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses the impact of tobacco control campaigns on heart disease mortality and morbidity, focusing on the California tobacco control programme. Smoking reduction is considered the ... More


Buyout

Evan P. Bennett

in When Tobacco Was King: Families, Farm Labor, and Federal Policy in the Piedmont

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813060149
eISBN:
9780813050591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060149.003.0008
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter argues that the 2004 “buyout” and accompanying repeal of the Federal Tobacco Program (and its production controls and subsidized prices) had its roots in the 1970s, when changes in the ... More


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