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Tobacco: Science, policy and public health

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


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 diseases with the successes and failures of tobacco control policies. The book looks at lessons learnt to help set health policy for reducing the burden of tobacco-related diseases. It also deals with the international public health policy issues which bear on control of the problem of tobacco use and which vary between continents. New chapters in this edition cover subjects such as market manipulation, ... More

Keywords: science issues, policy issues, aetiology, tobacco-related diseases, tobacco control policies, market manipulation, product design, addiction

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9780199566655
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2010 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566655.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Peter Boyle, editor
Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy

Nigel Gray, editor
Honorary Senior Associate, Cancer Council Victoria, Australia

Jack Henningfield, editor
Professor, Behavioral Biology and Director, Innovators Awards Program, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Vice President, Research and Health Policy, Pinney Associates, USA




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