Public support for international efforts to control tobacco: a survey in five countries
The survey examines public support in five countries for the efforts of 190 countries to create a set of rules and regulations that would reduce tobacco use. It also examines public support for specific efforts that countries might take to reduce the use of tobacco.
Confronting the tobacco epidemic in an era of trade liberalization
This paper examines further the links between international trade liberalization and tobacco consumption. It explores new horizons for econometric and other economic research focusing on trade, investment and tobacco, and considers the legal and political issues involved in proposed efforts to address the liberalization of trade in tobacco within the WHO's Framework Convention on Tobacco Control.
This paper examines the major problems posed by tobacco as they relate to the provisions Convention on the Rights of the Child, particularly in relation to civil rights and freedoms, basic health and welfare, and child labor.
Women and the tobacco epidemic: challenges for the 21st century
This book supports a powerful and important concept - that the rights of women and children to health are basic human prerogatives.
Evidence from tobacco industry documents reveals that tobacco companies have operated for many years with the deliberate purpose of subverting the efforts of the World Health Organization (WHO) to control tobacco use. The attempted subversion has been elaborate, well financed, sophisticated, and usually invisible.
Monograph: advancing knowledge on regulating tobacco products
This monograph follows the presentation and discussions at the international conference: Advancing knowledge on tobacco products, held in Oslo, Norway 9-11 February 2000.
International consultation on environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) and child health
The Consultation brought together experts from developed and developing countries to examine the effects of ETS on child health and to recommend interventions to reduce these harmful effects and eliminate children’s exposure.
WHO evidence-based recommendations on the treatment of tobacco dependence
These recommendations propose the core interventions that should be integrated into heathcare systems, interventions that have been shown to work by a large and consistent international body of evidence.
Confronting the epidemic: a global agenda for tobacco control research
In recent studies, global trade liberalization and market penetration have been linked to a risk of increased tobacco consumption, particularly in low- and middle-income countries. This paper examines further the links between international trade liberalization and tobacco consumption. It explores new horizons for econometric and other economic research focusing on trade, investment and tobacco, and considers the legal and political issues involved in proposed efforts to address the liberalization of trade in tobacco within the WHO's Framework Convention on Tobacco Control.
Curbing the epidemic: governments and the economics of tobacco control
This report outlines effective policy interventions to reduce smoking in developing countries. It discusses tobacco use and its consequences both on health and on the economy, and highlights the relationship between smoking and poverty.
Singapore | 28 September 1999 -- Final conference report
Guidelines for controlling and monitoring the tobacco epidemic
This publication uses extensive country experiences and abundant practical examples to explain how to establish comprehensive national tobacco control policies that have the greatest chance of combating the tobacco epidemic.