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Title Scientific basis of tobacco product regulation : report of a WHO study group
Published Geneva : World Health Organization, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 112 pages) : illustrations
Series WHO technical report series ; 945
Technical report series (World Health Organization) ; 945
Contents 1. Introduction -- 2. Contents and design features of tobacco products: their relationship to dependence potential and consumer appeal -- 3. Quality control -- specifications and tests -- 4. Biomakers of tobacco exposure and of tobacco smoke-induced health effects -- 5. Setting maximum limits of toxic constituents in cigarette smoke -- 6. Overall recommendations -- Acknowledgements -- -- Annex 1. -- Reports and other documents arising from meetings of the WHO Scientific Advisory -- Committee on Tobacco Products Regulation (SACTob) -- Statement of principles guiding the evaluation of new or modified tobacco products (2003) -- Recommendation on nicotine and its regulation in tobacco and non-tobacco products (2002) -- Recommendation on tobacco product ingredients and emissions (2003) -- SACTob recommendations on health claims derived from ISO/FTC method to measure cigarette yield (2003) -- Recommendation on smokeless tobacco products (2003) -- -- Annex 2. -- Reports and other documents arising from meetings of the WHO Study Group on Tobacco Products Regulation (TobReg) -- Guiding principles for the development of tobacco product research and testing -- capacity and proposed protocols for the initiation of tobacco product testing: recommendation 1 (2004) -- Best practices in tobacco control: regulation of tobacco products: Canada report (2005) -- Advisory note: waterpipe tobacco smoking: health effects, research needs -- and recommended actions by regulators (2005)
Summary This report presents the conclusions reached and recommendations made by the members of the WHO Study Group on Tobacco Product Regulation at its third meeting, during which it reviewed four background papers specially commissioned for the meeting and which dealt, respectively, with the following four themes. 1) the contents and design features of tobacco products: their relationship to dependence potential and consumer appeal; 2) Candy-flavoured tobacco products: research needs and regulatory recommendations; 3) Biomarkers of tobacco exposure and of tobacco smoke-induced health effects; 4) Setting maximum limits of toxic constituents in cigarette smoke. The Study Group's recommendations in relation to each theme are set out at the end of the section dealing with that theme and overall recommendations are summarized at the end. The report is complemented by 2 Annexes containing reports and other documents arising from meetings of the WHO Scientific Advisory Committee on Tobacco Products Regulation (SACTob) and reports and other documents arising from meetings of the WHO Study Group on Tobacco Products Regulation (TobReg)
Notes "The third meeting of the WHO Study Group on Tobacco Product Regulation (TobReg) was held in Kobe, Japan from 28-30 June 2006"--Page 1
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Tobacco industry -- Law and legislation.
Tobacco use -- Government policy.
Tobacco use -- Health aspects.
Health Policy.
Smoking -- adverse effects.
Tobacco Industry -- legislation & jurisprudence.
Tobacco Use Disorder -- prevention & control.
Tobacco -- adverse effects.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author World Health Organization.
WHO Study Group on Tobacco Product Regulation (3rd : 2006 : Kobe, Japan)
ISBN 9240682147 (electronic bk.)
9789240682146 (electronic bk.)