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Tobacco: Science, policy and public health

Peter Boyle, Nigel Gray, Jack Henningfield, John Seffrin, and Witold Zatonski (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199566655
eISBN:
9780191594410
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566655.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This book covers the science and policy issues relevant to one of the major public health disasters of modern times. It pulls together the aetiology and burden of the myriad of tobacco-related ... More


Drawing possible lessons for obesity prevention and control from the tobacco-control experience 1

Shawna L. Mercer, Laura K. Khan, Lawrence W. Green, Abby C. Rosenthal, Rose Nathan, Corinne G. Husten, and William H. Dietz

in Obesity Epidemiology: From Aetiology to Public Health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199571512
eISBN:
9780191595097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571512.003.0016
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

While tobacco-control experts in many developed countries announce remarkable reductions in tobacco consumption, nutrition and physical activity experts in these same countries bemoan the growing ... More


Globalization and Tobacco

Derek Yach, Heather Wipfli, Ross Hammond, and Stanton Glantz

in Globalization and Health

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195172997
eISBN:
9780199865659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172997.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter reviews the evolving economic and social system sustaining the growing tobacco epidemic in order to identify how globalization is affecting the industry, governments, and tobacco control ... More


WHO—coordinating international tobacco control

Raman Minhas and Douglas Bettcher

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/9780199566655.003.0043
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The international public health community, led by the World Health Organization (WHO), as well as other governmental and non-governmental institutions, remain committed to the containment of the ... 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


Reconciling Public Health and Investor Rights: The Case of Tobacco

Valentina Sara Vadi

in Human Rights in International Investment Law and Arbitration

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199578184
eISBN:
9780191722561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578184.003.0019
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter explores the linkage between investment law and international instruments protecting public health, focussing on the specific issue of tobacco control. Since the recent inception of the ... More


Rival Coalitions and Congress as the Decision Maker

Philip B. Heymann

in Living the Policy Process

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195335385
eISBN:
9780199851690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335385.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter continues the story from the previous chapter. The Supreme Court held that a regulatory statute aimed at unsafe drugs and devices does not authorize regulation of a drug (nicotine) and a ... More


Tobacco harm reduction

Dorothy Hatsukami and Mark Parascandola

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/9780199566655.003.0040
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses the issue of tobacco harm reduction. Tobacco harm reduction can be considered as one approach to reduce tobacco-caused mortality and morbidity, but should not be considered as ... More


Advancing tobacco control by effective evaluation

Ron Borland and K. Michael Cummings

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/9780199566655.003.0037
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Evaluation of the effectiveness of tobacco control policies at the population level has been limited by inadequate data sources, problems in measurement, and poorly conceptualized evaluation designs ... More


Global tobacco control policy

Nigel Gray

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/9780199566655.003.0038
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Tobacco control policy has evolved over time and will continue to do so. To every action by the tobacco industry there has been a reaction by public health authorities and vice versa. As a result ... More


Origins and status of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control

Vera Luiza da Costa e Silva and Douglas Bettcher

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/9780199566655.003.0042
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC). The WHO FCTC is public health history in the making and has become a landmark for the future ... More


Roles of tobacco litigation in societal change

Richard A. Daynard

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/9780199566655.003.0035
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Litigation plays at least six different roles in tobacco control. First, the most common and least dramatic role is ordinary enforcement of tobacco-control laws. Second, too frequently governments ... More


Influencing politicians to implement comprehensive tobacco control: the power of news media

Simon Chapman

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/9780199566655.003.0041
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter provides a brief practitioners' guide to some fundamental principles of tobacco control advocacy in its core tasks of convincing politicians to act and supporting them when they do. ... More


Passive smoking and health

Jonathan M. Samet

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/9780199566655.003.0016
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter provides an overview and introduction to the now vast data on the adverse health consequences of passive smoking, covering the risks to passive smokers, including the fetus, infants and ... More


Case studies of youth tobacco prevention campaigns from the USA: Truth and half-truths

Matthew C. Farrelly and Kevin C. Davis

in Public Health Branding: Applying marketing for social change

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199237135
eISBN:
9780191724060
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237135.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

For decades cigarette companies have successfully harnessed the power of branding to transform a simple product into a powerful tool that projects a complex set of images and personality traits to ... More


Global tobacco control: a vital component of the right to health

Oscar A. Cabrera and Lawrence O. Gostin

in Advancing the Human Right to Health

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199661619
eISBN:
9780191765056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199661619.003.0019
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter first discusses the connection between tobacco control and human rights. It describes human rights obligations, vis-à-vis tobacco control, and examines in closer detail the connection ... 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


From Health Education to Health Policy: A Paradigm Shift in Tobacco Control

Mark D. Weber and Linda M. Aragon

in Public Health Practice: What Works

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199892761
eISBN:
9780199301515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199892761.003.0013
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

The chapter tells the story of the paradigm shift in tobacco control in the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health. Early tobacco control efforts focused on health education and voluntary ... More


India and the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control

Karthik Nachiappan

in Does India Negotiate?

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780199496686
eISBN:
9780190991982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199496686.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

In this chapter, I chronicle how India negotiates the FCTC by mapping how the globalization of tobacco in the 1980s and 1990s shaped India’s interests vis-à-vis multilateral tobacco control, how the ... More


The Interlocking World of Global Health Governance: The Tobacco Industry, Bilateral Investment Treaties, and Health Policy

Hadii M. Mamudu

in Law and Global Health: Current Legal Issues Volume 16

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199688999
eISBN:
9780191768118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688999.003.0032
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

This chapter examines the role of transnational tobacco companies in the development and spread of bilateral investment treaties (BITs) in order to allow for better future BITs negotiations and ... More


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