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Title Tobacco Control Policy : Strategies, Successes, and Setbacks
Published Washington, D.C. : World Bank : Research for International Tobacco Control, ©2003


Description 1 online resource (xviii, 189 pages) : illustrations
Series World Bank e-Library.
Contents Overview / Joy de Beyer and Linda Waverley Brigden -- Building momentum for tobacco control : the case of Bangladesh / Debra Efroymson and Saifuddin Ahmed -- Government leadership in tobacco control : Brazil's experience / Luisa M. da Costa e Silva Goldfarb -- Legislation and applied economics in the pursuit of public health : Canada / David Sweanor and Ken Kyle -- Democracy and health : tobacco control in Poland / Witold Zatoński -- Political change in South Africa : new tobacco control and public health policies / Mia Malan and Rosemary Leaver -- Tailoring tobacco control efforts to the country : the example of Thailand / Prakit Vateesatokit
Summary "Tobacco Control Policy: Strategies, Successes, and Setbacks tells the stories of recent struggles, successes, and setbacks in six countries - Bangladesh, Brazil, Canada, Poland, South Africa, and Thailand - in which fervent and determined effort helped strengthen policies to reduce tobacco use. This collection of experiences in diverse economic, social, and political situations demonstrates the varied and important roles played by activists, health practitioners, policymakers, researchers, NGOs, politicians, and the press."--Jacket
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
Print version record
Subject Tobacco use -- Government policy -- Case studies
Tobacco use -- Prevention -- Government policy -- Case studies
Tobacco use -- Prevention -- Evaluation -- Case studies
Smoking -- Government policy -- Case studies
Smoking -- Prevention -- Government policy -- Case studies
Smoking -- Prevention -- Evaluation -- Case studies
Nicotine addiction -- Treatment.
Health Policy -- legislation & jurisprudence
Smoking -- legislation & jurisprudence
Tobacco Industry -- legislation & jurisprudence
Tobacco Use Cessation
Tobacco Use Disorder -- prevention & control
Nicotine addiction -- Treatment
Smoking -- Government policy
Tobacco use -- Government policy
Internationaler Vergleich
Genre/Form Case studies
Form Electronic book
Author De Beyer, Joy
Brigden, Linda Waverley, 1946-
LC no. 2003052514
ISBN 9780821354025