Tobacco: A Reference Handbook

Tobacco: A Reference Handbook

by Harold V. Cordry, David Nicholls
     
 

Tobacco addresses the many interrelated controversies surrounding the historical and current use of tobacco and presents a clear, objective, and thorough treatment of this contentious public health and legal issue.

• A chronology of developments in the history of tobacco use from 1570, when Belgium, Spain, Italy, Switzerland, and England were already

Overview

Tobacco addresses the many interrelated controversies surrounding the historical and current use of tobacco and presents a clear, objective, and thorough treatment of this contentious public health and legal issue.

• A chronology of developments in the history of tobacco use from 1570, when Belgium, Spain, Italy, Switzerland, and England were already growing tobacco, to the March 27, 2000 legal decision awarding $10 million to a woman who had smoked for 25 years despite warning labels on cigarette packaging

• A selection of primary source documents from the World Health Organization, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, the World Bank, tobacco companies, and antitobacco activists

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"This handy reference work will be most useful in school and undergraduate libraries where students will be seeking information on tobacco and smoking." - American Reference Books Annual

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780874369670
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
11/20/2001
Series:
Contemporary World Issues Series
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.94(d)
Age Range:
12 Years

Meet the Author

Harold V. Cordry is a professional journalist and editor.

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