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California Tobacco Policy Experience
- Papers and factsheets on adult smoking trends in California; California's tobacco education media campaign; do doctors advise their smoker patients to quit smoking; the response of Californians to secondhand smoke; youth smoking trends in California.
Case Studies in Tobacco Control Policy Development
- Abstracts from conference presentations.
CECHE Tobacco Policy Fact Sheets
- Set of short papers from CECHE, a private nonprofit health policy organization. Addresses US policy that affects international tobacco use; tobacco advertising and promotion; women and tobacco; smuggling.
Communication Initiative Network
- Numerous papers and summary introductions to programs on smoking and health worldwide.
Country Case Studies
- Examines China, Mexico, Viet Nam, Russia, Romania, Poland, Senegal, South Africa.
Economics of Tobacco Control
- World Bank economics of tobacco control site provides information, analyses, reviews and links to help researchers and policymakers and to assist governments to choose and implement effective tobacco control measures.
The Epidemiology of Smoking in Ukraine
- Slides from a college lecture reporting the results of a cross sectional survey undertaken in 2000.
HoltzReport: Tobacco Control
- Index of and links to tobacco control stories and research by independent journalist Andrew Holtz, former CNN Medical Correspondent and Kaiser Family Foundation Media Fellow. Includes analyses of the Truth campaign in Florida and the ballot campaign that raised the tobacco tax in Oregon. Also, links to NPR archives and other information on tobacco issues.
Impacts on Tobacco Use and Policy
- Poster session from health conference: cigar smoking among college students, engaging youth in tobacco control activities, and developing health warning messages.
In Memory of James Beattie Morison M.D.
- Includes three papers Dr. Morison wrote on smoking in Canadian children, 1960 through 1982.
International Tobacco Control Poster Session
- Health conference features policy analysis, program evaluation, and presentation of innovative programs.
IPF 2003 - Tobacco Economics Research and Advocacy
- Policy research in Romania seeks to analyse the factors affecting tobacco consumption in that country.
Litigation and Public Health Policy Making: The Case of Tobacco Control
- Journal article examines the arguments for and against using litigation as a policy tool, with specifics drawn from tobacco control.
The Master Settlement Agreement and the Future of State and Local Tobacco Control
- Paper provides a legal and public policy analysis of selected topics and provisions of the multistate Master Settlement Agreement of November 23, 1998, including effects on other legal actions, tobacco advertising, youth access, lobbying, and the national foundation.
Motorsport Sponsorship as a Vehicle for Tobacco Prevention
- Paper presented at a conference on social marketing analyses the effectiveness of an innovative tobacco prevention program: sponsoring a race car.
National and State Tobacco Policy and Program Evaluation
- Programs in New York, Florida, California, and nationally in the U.S.
Public Citizen: Tobacco Policy Papers
- Discussion and analysis of tobacco policy options including litigation, legislation, regulation, and deals with the industry; focus is on the proposed deal of 1997.
A Public Health Analysis of the Proposed Resolution of the United States Tobacco Litigation
- Institute for Health Policy Studies of the University of California assembles a complete analysis of the proposed 1997 "resolution" that weighs and measures its impact on health.
Restricting Youth Access to Tobacco: Does it Reduce Youth Tobacco Consumption?
- Summary of the research by ANR concludes the evidence is poor that youth access strategies are effective in reducing consumption.
Review of Smoking Prevention and Control Strategies
- Review of measured results of different prevention and tobacco control strategies.
Scientific Basis for Various Regulatory Aapproaches for Tobacco
- Testimony by Dr. Jack Henningfield on the health effects of tobacco and the scientific basis for various regulatory approaches.
SlideShare: Litigation in Tobacco Contrl
- Slide presentation on tobacco industry tactics and use of litigation as a public health tool.
- Innovations to stop smoking during and beyond pregnancy: a new national partnership that can dramatically improve the health of mothers and their babies, while saving lives and cutting health care costs.
Smoking - Dohányzás
- Smoking at the threshold of the year 2000: situation report on Hungary.
Smoking is a Major Cause of Blindness
- Editorial in a health journal considers the scientific and policy merits of a new pack warning.
Smoking Is Not The Answer
- Short student film promoting non-smoking. Available in QuickTime or RealPlayer format [Flash required].
Smoking Set to Kill Millions in China
- Researchers find a rapid rise in tobacco use in China, where half the smokers surveyed do not know it causes cancer.
State and Local Tobacco Control Programs and Evaluation
- Poster session from health conference examines a number of programs focusing on the community or local level.
State Programs Can Reduce Tobacco Use
- National Cancer Policy Board report. Report covers: what is the evidence that state programs make a difference? counteradvertising and education; establishing smokefree workplaces and public spaces; increasing prices through taxation; supporting treatment programs for tobacco dependence; reinforcing youth access restrictions; monitoring performance and evaluating programs.
- CDC report provides demographics of cigarette usage in each state.
Tobacco control advocates must demand high-quality media campaigns: the California experience
- Paper based on media research and analysis of California's tobacco education campaign. Everyone asks what works in anti-smoking education: here are answers.
Tobacco Control and the Precede-Proceed Model
- Follows a single issue, tobacco control, through the phases of the Precede-Proceed model of health promotion.
Tobacco Control Archives
- Collection of papers, unpublished documents, and electronic resources relevant to tobacco control issues. Provided by the University of California, San Francisco.
Tobacco Control Archives
- is a central, organized source of information on tobacco. Its purpose is to collect, preserve, and provide access to papers, unpublished documents and electronic resources relevant to tobacco control issues primarily in California.
Tobacco Control in Arizona: A Roundtable
- Summary of recent experiences and results in programs to reduce tobacco use.
Tobacco Control Resource Center
- Information on tobacco products and manufacturer liability from Northeastern University School of Law in Boston
Tobacco Epidemic: Health Dimensions
- WHO factsheet. "Half a billion people now alive will be killed by tobacco products" and other descriptions of the size of the problem.
Tobacco Profile for Denmark
- Summary of smoking and tobacco statistics.
Tobacco, Health and the Law
- Syllabus, reading lists, and online reading materials for a course given at The University of Dayton Law School. Covers history; populations and demographics; proposed laws, regulation, and litation; tobacco and the third world countries.
A tobacco-free Europe
- Publications, factsheets, and reports compiled by WHO and other organizations on the effects and trends of tobacco use in Europe.
Tobacco: A Legal and Policy Issue of the Elderly
- Policy paper examines impact of tobacco on older people: addiction, secondhand smoke, smoking cessation and health care coverage, smokefree environments for children and grandchildren.
State's Antismoking Ads Working, But So Are Prosmoking Ads
- Research finds that antismoking ads from health groups do decrease smoking, but prosmoking ads from cigarette companies likewise increase smoking. (March 24, 2000)
Smoking Cessation is Cost Effective
- Research published in the Journal of the American Medical Association finds that smoking cessation programs are cost-effective. (December 03, 1997)
Koop-Kessler Report on Tobacco Policy and Public Health.
- Facts, findings, and recommendations on regulatory policy, research policy, public education, youth and tobacco, performance objectives, current users of tobacco products, secondhand smoke, and future of the tobacco industry and of tobacco control efforts. (July 09, 1997)
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