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Tobacco and smoking

Author: Karen Balkin
Publisher: San Diego : Greenhaven Press, ©2005.
Series: Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Fulfills some or all of the national high school curriculum standards for social studies, English, science, and health.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Karen Balkin
ISBN: 0737722487 9780737722482 0737722495 9780737722499
OCLC Number: 53793695
Description: 188 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Is tobacco use a serious problem? Smoking is harmful to human health / Medical letter on the CDC and FDA --
The harmful effects of smoking are exaggerated / Robert A. Levy, interviewed by Stephen Goode --
Secondhand smoke is harmful to human health / Mayo Clinic --
The harmful effects of secondhand smoke are exaggerated / Jeffrey Hart --
Tobacco use among teens is a serious problem / Susan Dominus --
Tobacco use among teens is declining / Cancer Weekly --
Smokeless tobacco use is harmful to human health / Robert Preidt --
Smokeless tobacco use is less harmful than smoking / U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company --
What factors contribute to tobacco use? Nicotine addiction is the major cause of tobacco use / Christine H. Rowley --
Nicotine addiction is not the major cause of tobacco use / Dale M. Atrens --
Tobacco advertising encourages teens to smoke / Kathiann M. Kowalski --
Tobacco advertising is not responsible for teen smoking / Robert A. Levy --
Genetics plays a role in tobacco use / Patrick Zickler --
How can tobacco use be reduced? The Food and Drug Administration should regulate tobacco products / David A. Kessler --
The Food and Drug Administration should not regulate tobacco products / Michael DeBow --
Increasing cigarette taxes will help reduce tobacco use / Michelle Leverett et al. --
Increasing cigarette taxes on tobacco will not reduce tobacco use / W. Kip Viscusi --
Nicotine replacement therapy may help some smokers quit / Lisa J. Diefenbach and Patrick O. Smith --
Nicotine replacement therapy is ineffective / Formulary --
Government programs can reduce smoking / National Cancer Policy Board, Institute of Medicine, and National Research Council --
Is tobacco use a serious problem worldwide? Tobacco use is a serious problem worldwide / Iraj Abedian --
The problems associated with tobacco use worldwide are exaggerated / FORCES International --
Globalization contributes to harmful tobacco use worldwide / David Werner --
Tobacco advertising is encouraging women throughout the world to smoke / Noy Thrupkaew.
Series Title: Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Responsibility: Karen F. Balkin, book editor.

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