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Tobacco and smoking

Format: Print Book 2012
Availability: Available at 3 Libraries 3 of 3 copies
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CLP - Main Library Mezzanine - Non-fiction HV5760.T615 2012
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Monroeville Public Library Non-fiction 362.296 TOBACCO
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Shaler North Hills Library Non-Fiction 362.296 O
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Summary
This edition discusses a variety of issues related to tobacco use and smoking through a for-or-against collection of articles. Readers will examine whether or not tobacco use is a serious problem, the impact of tobacco regulation, the regulation of smoking alternatives, and the media's role in affecting an individual's smoking or nonsmoking choices.
Contents
Tobacco use is on the rise / S.R. Dube, [et al.]
Tobacco use is decreasing / Marc Kaufman
Teenage social smoking leads to nicotine addiction / Richa Gulati
Social smoking demographics / NewsRX Science
Secondhand smoke negatively impacts people worldwide / Mattias Oberg, [et al.]
The dangers of secondhand smoke are overblown / Michael Siegel
Smoking bans in public places are beneficial / Action on Smoking and Health (ASH)
Smoking bans are ineffective / Thomas A. Lambert
Unrestrained smoking impinges on human freedom / Amartya Sen
Government's intervention on health issues impinges on freedoms / Jacob Sullum
Cigarette taxes benefit society as a whole / Rachel Kaprielian and Herman Hamilton
Cigarette taxes punish the wrong people / Bruce Smith and Kathryn Hickok
Global tobacco control would save lives / Prabhat Jha
Banning cigarettes is unfeasible / Tony Newman
E-cigarettes are dangerous and need better regulation / Anna Trtchounian and Prue Talbot
E-cigarette vapor is less harmful than secondhand smoke / Michael Siegel
Banning flavored cigarettes prevents addiction by young people / Kathleen Quinn, [et al.]
Banning flavored cigarettes is protectionism disguised as public service / Elizabeth Nolan Brown
Smokeless tobacco is just as harmful as cigarettes / Lorinda Bullock
Smokeless tobacco is a safer, effective way to quit smoking / Jeff Stier and Brad Roda
Smoking should be banned from movies meant for youth / Ronald M. Davis, [et al.]
Regulations to address smoking in films are largely misguided / Simon Chapman
Adding more graphic warnings to cigarette packs is an effective antismoking deterrent / Geoffrey T. Fong, David Hammond and Sara C. Hitchman
Adding more graphic warnings to cigarette packs will backfire / Jochim Hansen, Susanne Winzeler and Sascha Topolinski
Banning tobacco ads is a violation of the First Amendment / Caroline Frederickson and Michael MacLeod-Ball
Tobacco ads endanger women / Anna Quindlen.

Additional Information
Series Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Subjects Tobacco use -- United States.
Smoking -- United States.
Tobacco use.
Smoking.
Publisher Detroit :Greenhaven Press,2012
Contributors Wand, Kelly.
Language English
Description 252 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 238-240) and index.
ISBN 9780737759099 (hardcover)
0737759097 (hardcover)
9780737759105 (pbk.)
0737759100 (pbk.)
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