Regulating Tobacco / Edition 1by Robert L. Rabin
The proliferation of lawsuits against the tobacco industry has had profound implications for American health policy, tort law, civil law, and welfare and social policy. Since the publication of Rabin and Sugarman's Smoking Policy, class action suits, FDA regulation, clean air legislation, health insurance reimbursement, and extensive advertising have/em>… See more details below
The proliferation of lawsuits against the tobacco industry has had profound implications for American health policy, tort law, civil law, and welfare and social policy. Since the publication of Rabin and Sugarman's Smoking Policy, class action suits, FDA regulation, clean air legislation, health insurance reimbursement, and extensive advertising have brought tobacco to the forefront of national and public policy debates.
This collection includes essays by eleven leading public health experts, economists, physicians, political scientists, and lawyers, whose activities encompass Congressional testimonies, Surgeon General's reports on youth smoking, and clinical trials for drugs for smoking cessation. They analyze specific strategies that have been used to influence tobacco use--including taxation, regulation of advertising and promotion, regulation of indoor smoking, control of youth access to cigarettes and other tobacco products, litigation, and subsidies of smoking cessation--and set them against the latest scientific findings about tobacco use and the changing cultural and political setting against which policy decisions are being made.
In addition to Rabin and Sugarman, contributors include Frank Chaloupka, Peter Jacobson, Robert Kagan, Nancy Rigotti, John Slade, and Ken Warner.
- Oxford University Press, USA
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- New Edition
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- 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)
Table of Contents
|About the Contributors|
|1||Perspectives on Policy: Introduction||3|
|2||The Politics of Tobacco Regulation in the United States||11|
|3||Taxing Tobacco: The Impact of Tobacco Taxes on Cigarette Smoking and Other Tobacco Use||39|
|5||Reducing Harm to Smokers: Methods, Their Effectiveness, and the Role of Policy||111|
|6||Reducing the Supply of Tobacco to Youths||143|
|7||The Third Wave of Tobacco Tort Litigation||176|
|8||Clean Indoor Air Restrictions: Progress and Promise||207|
|9||International Aspects of Tobacco Control and the Proposed WHO Treaty||245|
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