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Smoking and Society

Robert D. Tollison

Smoking and Society

Toward a More Balanced Assessment

by Robert D. Tollison

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Published by Lexington Books .
Written in English


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Number of Pages368
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ISBN 100669116033
ISBN 109780669116038

If smoking was to be banned completely, youngsters who are easily influenced by their peers into such acts might stand a chance. This debate has been in place for a very long time. Various reasons have been given in the quest to end smoking of cigarettes in public. Smoking costs more than $ billion a year in both lost productivity and direct healthcare services. Smokers routinely die of lung cancer, cardiac disease, and strokes, among other smoking-related maladies. We give you these facts not with the purpose of scaring you. You already know smoking causes life-threatening illnesses and wreaks havoc.

  Reading Allen Carr's The Easy Way to Stop Smoking can be a positive experience if you're looking to end your relationship with tobacco. The book, written by a former chain-smoker, has sold 15 million copies in its 30 years on the market. The techniques Carr suggests have worked for many looking for help quitting smoking%().   Parents need to know that The Mysterious Benedict Society is the story of four gifted kids, all orphans age 12 and under, who are recruited and then trained by Mr. Benedict and sent to a remote boarding school to learn more about an evil mastermind bent on taking over the 's little violence beyond some mild fistfighting and a near kidnapping, where perpetrators are knocked out 4/5.

Do you want to quit smoking? That's half the battle. Now that you're taking this big step, we have lots of help available to get you ready to quit. Our proven tools, tips and support can help you end your addiction to tobacco and begin a new, smokefree phase of your life.   Smoking and society: toward a more balanced assessment Item Preview Internet Archive Contributor Internet Archive Language English. Includes bibliographies and indexes Access-restricted-item true Borrow this book to access EPUB and Pages:


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Book Condition: A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions.

An ex-library book and may have standard library stamps and/or by: See publications of the Office on Smoking and Health of the Centers for Disease Control and publications of the American Cancer Society and the American Lung Association; see also E.

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The authors agree that young smokers give little or no thought to health risks or the problems of addiction. The survey data contradicts the model of informed, rational choice and underscores the Reviews: 1. SMOKING & SOCIETY TOWARD A MORE BALANCED ASSESSMENT Hardcover – January 1, by ROBERT TOLLISON (Author) See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

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Social smoking is increasingly prevalent and poses a challenge to traditional cessation practices. Tobacco companies conducted extensive research on social smokers long before health authorities did and marketed products to promote this smoking behavior. RJR sponsored publication of Feinhandler’s work in the book Smoking and Society: A Cited by: 2 For Smokers Who Want to Quit one Step at a time Weigh your pros and cons Think about what benefits you get from smoking and about some of the not-so-good things.

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THIS BOOK IS EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO STOP SMOKING!Society's ideas and beliefs about smoking are based on misinformation and illusions, which stop us from seeing what's really going on.

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This book offers a comprehensive review of the different aspects of smoking and smoking cessation in context with today's society.

The following topics are discussed: epidemiology, tobacco/nicotine addiction, characteristics of patients who smoke, psychological and behavioural interventions, pharmacological treatment, organisational anchorage and education of the patient and clinician alike. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: ix, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm: Contents: Smoking: toward a more balanced assessment / Robert D.

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