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ISBN-13: 9780737724202
Publisher: Greenhaven Publishing
Publication date: 12/14/2007
Series: Issues That Concern You Series
Pages: 134
Product dimensions: 9.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range: 13 - 16 Years

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Table of Contents


Introduction     7
Secondhand Smoke Is Dangerous$dCenters for Disease Control and Prevention     11
The Dangers of Secondhand Smoke Have Been Exaggerated   Michael Siegel     18
Promoting Smokeless Tobacco As Safer Than Cigarettes Will Reduce Tobacco Risk   James P. Gelfand     24
Smokeless Tobacco Is Not Safe and Poses Serious Risks   Matthew L. Myers     29
Many Factors Contribute to Adolescent Smoking   Clete Snell     37
Movies Encourage Teenagers to Smoke   Smoke Free Movies     45
Movies Do Not Encourage Teenagers to Smoke   Jacob Sullum     50
Advertising Encourages Teenagers to Smoke   John DiConsiglio     55
Antismoking Advertising Can Reduce Teenage Smoking   Karen H. Smith   Mary Ann Stutts     61
Cigarette Tax Increases Reduce Smoking Rates   Eric Lindblom     66
Smokefree Policies Are Effective$dAmerican Lung Association     73
Antismoking Policies Are Unfair and Ineffective   Maureen Martin   Joseph L. Bast     80
Warning Labels and Restrictions on Cigarette Advertising Can Help Reduce Smoking Rates   David T. Levy   Frank Chaloupka   Joseph Gitchell     89
CongressShould Not Regulate Cigarette Advertising and Products   Robert A. Levy     94
Government Regulation of Tobacco Products and Marketing Is Essential For Reducing Tobacco Use and Harms   Matthew L. Myers     100
Appendix     113
Organizations to Contact     120
Bibliography     125
Index     127
Picture Credits     134

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