List of WHO publications: Substance Abuse: Tobacco
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Year
2014 Order Number    15200195 ISBN-13
 9789290616535
Price
CHF 14,00  / US$ 16,80 Developing countries    CHF 9,80
English
On 21 May 2003, the World Health Organization (WHO) adopted the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC), the world's first health treaty. As of December 2013, 177 countries, covering 88% of the world's population, are Parties to the treaty. China signed the WHO FCTC in 2003 and ratified it in August 2005. .../...
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2013 Order Number    15200163 ISBN-13
 9789290616108
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CHF 14,00  / US$ 16,80 Developing countries    CHF 9,80
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This "Making your city smoke free" workshop package was developed by the World Health Organization and adopted to the Western Pacific Region. .../...
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2013 Order Number    15202163 ISBN-13
 9789290616115
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CHF 14,00  / US$ 16,80 Developing countries    CHF 9,80
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This "Making your city smoke free" workshop package was developed by the World Health Organization and adopted to the Western Pacific Region. .../...
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2013 Order Number    18000218 ISBN-13
 9789240691605
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CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries    CHF 21,00
English
This report, WHO's fourth in the series, provides a country-level examination of the global tobacco epidemic and identifies countries that have applied selected measures for reducing tobacco use. Five years ago, WHO introduced the MPOWER measures as a practical, cost-effective way to scale up implementation of specific provisions of the WHO FCTC on the ground. .../...
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2013 Order Number    19304220 ISBN-13
 9789241505871
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CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries    CHF 21,00
English
This report, WHO's fourth in the series, provides a country-level examination of the global tobacco epidemic and identifies countries that have applied selected measures for reducing tobacco use. Five years ago, WHO introduced the MPOWER measures as a practical, cost-effective way to scale up implementation of specific provisions of the WHO FCTC on the ground. .../...
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2013 Order Number    18000219 ISBN-13
 9789240691612
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries    CHF 21,00
English
This report, WHO's fourth in the series, provides a country-level examination of the global tobacco epidemic and identifies countries that have applied selected measures for reducing tobacco use. Five years ago, WHO introduced the MPOWER measures as a practical, cost-effective way to scale up implementation of specific provisions of the WHO FCTC on the ground. .../...
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2013 Order Number    18000194 ISBN-13
 9789240691063
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CHF 15,00  / US$ 18,00 Developing countries    CHF 10,50
English
This book contains the guidelines adopted by the Conference of the Parties. .../...
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2013 Order Number    19303228 ISBN-13
 9789241505185
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CHF 15,00  / US$ 18,00 Developing countries    CHF 10,50
English
This book contains the guidelines adopted by the Conference of the Parties. .../...
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2012 Order Number    11000967 ISBN-13
 9789241209670
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CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries    CHF 21,00
English
This report presents the conclusions reached and recommendations made by the members of the WHO Study Group on Tobacco Product Regulation at its sixth meeting, during which it reviewed two background papers specially commissioned for the meeting and which dealt, respectively, with the following two themes. 1. toxic elements in tobacco and in cigarette smoke 2. .../...
Title
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2012 Order Number    18000095 ISBN-13
 9789240688551
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CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries    CHF 21,00
English
This report presents the conclusions reached and recommendations made by the members of the WHO Study Group on Tobacco Product Regulation at its sixth meeting, during which it reviewed two background papers specially commissioned for the meeting and which dealt, respectively, with the following two themes. 1. toxic elements in tobacco and in cigarette smoke 2. .../...
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2011 Order Number    17600030 ISBN-13
 9789283230144
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CHF 50,00  / US$ 60,00 Developing countries    CHF 35,00
English
This new volume of the IARC Handbooks of Cancer Prevention in Tobacco Control presents a critical review and evaluation of the evidence by 25 international experts from twelve countries on the economics, epidemiology, public policy and tobacco control aspects of tax and price policies. .../...
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2011 Order Number    15400021 ISBN-13
 9789290223887
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CHF 10,00  / US$ 12,00 Developing countries    CHF 7,00
English
In its efforts to control tobacco use, Thailand has used taxation as a price measure and increased excise tax rates significantly over time. This report suggests that a mechanism to raise the price of cigarettes at a rate higher than the inflation along with appropriate taxation on other tobacco products will make the taxation system more effective for tobacco control.
Title
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2011 Order Number    15400024 ISBN-13
 9789290223986
Price
CHF 10,00  / US$ 12,00 Developing countries    CHF 7,00
English
This profile on the implementation of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control in the South-East Asia Region provides an overview of the status of the implementation of the convention in the eleven Member States of the SEA Region. It highlights some major milestones achieved as well as the challenges faced while implementing tobacco control measures in Member countries.
Title
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2011 Order Number    19303220 ISBN-13
 9789241564267
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries    CHF 21,00
English
The number of people now protected by tobacco control measures is growing at a remarkable pace. The progress made on adopting measures that reduce the demand for tobacco is a sign of the increasing impact of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, which continues to be one of the most rapidly embraced, measurably successful treaties in United Nations history. .../...
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2010 Order Number    11500788 ISBN-13
 9789241599511
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CHF 25,00  / US$ 30,00 Developing countries    CHF 17,50
English
The numbers of women who use tobacco and who are exposed to second-hand smoke, especially in poor communities, are expected to increase in the coming decades. This will have enormous adverse effects on households' financial status and family health. This monograph makes an important contribution to our scientific understanding of tobacco use among women. .../...
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2010 Order Number    11500786 ISBN-13
 9789241563994
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CHF 15,00  / US$ 18,00 Developing countries    CHF 10,50
English
Tobacco use is the single largest cause of preventable death globally, killing more than five million people each year. Tobacco use also creates considerable economic costs, from greater spending on health care to treat the diseases it brings on in users and those exposed to tobacco smoke to the lost productivity resulting from the premature deaths it causes. .../...
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2009 Order Number    15400007 ISBN-13
 9789290223535
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CHF 10,00  / US$ 12,00 Developing countries    CHF 7,00
English
This publication summarizes the findings of the Global Adult Tobacco Survey in Thailand. The survey contains information on key indicators of tobacco control in Thailand such as tobacco use, cessation, second-hand smoke, economics of tobacco consumption, media issues focusing on tobacco and knowledge, and attitudes and perceptions related to tobacco use and its harmful effects. .../...
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2009 Order Number    11000955 ISBN-13
 9789241209557
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CHF 7,50  / US$ 9,00 Developing countries    CHF 5,25
English
This WHO Technical Report Series makes available the findings of an international group of experts that provide WHO with the latest scientific and technical advice in the area of product regulation. .../...
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2009 Order Number    17600029 ISBN-13
 9789283230137
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CHF 50,00  / US$ 60,00 Developing countries    CHF 35,00
English
This volume reviews the evidence critically appraised by a Working Group of 17 scientists from nine countries and draws conclusions about the effectiveness of smoke-free policies. .../...
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2009 Order Number    15400006 ISBN-13
 9789290223412
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CHF 10,00  / US$ 12,00 Developing countries    CHF 7,00
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This brief profile on tobacco health warnings in the South-East Asia Region emphasizes the need for health warnings to ensure tobacco control. It also depicts the situation with respect to tobacco health warnings in the Region. .../...
Title
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2008 Order Number    17600028 ISBN-13
 9789283230120
Price
CHF 60,00  / US$ 72,00 Developing countries    CHF 42,00
English
IARC convened a working group of international tobacco control experts to propose a framework for guiding the evaluation of tobacco control policies expected to be formulated worldwide in response to WHO-FCTC. .../...
Title
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2008 Order Number    15400005 ISBN-13
 9789290223160
Price
CHF 10,00  / US$ 12,00 Developing countries    CHF 7,00
English
Trade liberalization programme has become operational through the introduction of the South Asian Free Trade Area (SAFTA) among South Asian nations. The agreement includes tobacco and tobacco products under the "sensitive list". This document lists ways in which trade in tobacco products can be managed under SAFTA in the context of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control.
Title
Year
2008 Order Number    19300220 ISBN-13
 9789241596282
Price
CHF 40,00  / US$ 48,00 Developing countries    CHF 20,00
English
WHO has produced a first comprehensive analysis of global tobacco use and control: The WHO Report on the Global Tobacco Epidemic, 2008. The report confirms that the global tobacco epidemic is one of the greatest public health threats of modern times, that, left unchecked, could result in one billion deaths in the 21st century. .../...
Title
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2007 Order Number    17200089 ISBN-13
 9789283212898
Price
CHF 55,00  / US$ 66,00 Developing countries    CHF 38,50
English
This eighty-ninth volume of the IARC Monographs is the third and last of a series on tobacco-related agents. Volume 83 reported on the carcinogenicity of tobacco smoke and involuntary smoking (second-hand smoke or environmental tobacco smoke) (IARC, 2004a). Volume 85 summarized the evidence on the carcinogenic risk of chewing betel quid with and without tobacco (IARC, 2004b). .../...
Title
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2007 Order Number    17600022 ISBN-13
 9789283230113
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CHF 50,00  / US$ 60,00 Developing countries    CHF 35,00
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Title
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2007 Order Number    11500701 ISBN-13
 9789241563413
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CHF 15,00  / US$ 18,00 Developing countries    CHF 10,50
English
The last several years have seen a wealth of new evidence on the health effects of exposure to second-hand tobacco smoke (SHS), the benefits of smoke-free environments and best practice in implementing smoke-free policies. .../...
Title
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2007 Order Number    13400068 ISBN-13
 9789289021937
Price
CHF 45,00  / US$ 54,00 Developing countries    CHF 31,50
English
This report describes the situation of tobacco control and the status of tobacco control policies in the WHO European Region as of late 2006. It reviews progress following the adoption of the European Strategy for Tobacco Control (ESTC) in 2002 and establishes a baseline for monitoring implementation of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) in the Region. .../...
Title
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2006 Order Number    17200088 ISBN-13
 9789283212881
Price
CHF 55,00  / US$ 66,00 Developing countries    CHF 38,50
English
This eighty-eighth volume of IARC Monographs evaluates the available evidence on the carcinogenic potential in humans of formaldehyde, 2-butoxyethanol and 1-tert-butoxypropan-2-ol. Formaldehyde, a potential carcinogen is found in the workplace and in the environment, has been studied the most widely and has been evaluated three times previously. .../...
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2006 Order Number    14600040 ISBN-13
 9789290215691
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CHF 15,00  / US$ 18,00 Developing countries    CHF 10,50
English
The rules and regulations stipulated by the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control apply to all tobacco products. This will therefore include tobacco consumed through use of the waterpipe, or shisha, a traditional form of smoking common to the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region. .../...
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2006 Order Number    17200087 ISBN-13
 9789283212874
Price
CHF 55,00  / US$ 66,00 Developing countries    CHF 38,50
English
This monograph re-evaluates the potential carcinogenic hazards to humans from exposure to inorganic and organic lead compounds. Human exposure comes from lead-contaminated air, dust, soil, water and food and through inhalation and ingestion. Recent human exposure has arisen predominantly from the widespread use of leaded gasoline. .../...
Title
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2006 Order Number    17200086 ISBN-13
 9789283212867
Price
CHF 55,00  / US$ 66,00 Developing countries    CHF 38,50
English
This monograph evaluates the evidence of carcinogenicity of metallic cobalt particles with or without tungsten carbide, to which workers in the hard-metal industry are exposed, and of cobalt sulfate and other soluble cobalt (II) salts. .../...
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2005 Order Number    15200068 ISBN-13
 9789290611844
Price
CHF 10,00  / US$ 12,00 Developing countries    CHF 7,00
English
This action plan contains the vision and strategic plan for tobacco control in the Western Pacific Region for the next five years with the goal of significantly reducing the burden of disease and death caused by tobacco, through a substantial reduction in the prevalence of tobacco use, exposure to tobacco smoke and disparities related to tobacco use and its effects.
Title
Author Esson, C.M., Leeder, S.R.
Year
2004 Order Number    11500615 ISBN-13
 9789241562874
Price
CHF 40,00  / US$ 48,00 Developing countries    CHF 28,00
English
This study demonstrates the relevance of tobacco control in achieving each of the eight United Nations Millennium Development Goals. It outlines the occurrence of the high yet increasing prevalence of tobacco use in the developing world, and documents the negative impact that tobacco cultivation and tobacco-use have on poverty and development. .../...
Title
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2004 Order Number    17200085 ISBN-13
 9789283212850
Price
CHF 55,00  / US$ 66,00 Developing countries    CHF 38,50
English
This monograph evaluates the evidence of carcinogenicity of Betel-quid and Areca-nut chewing as well as some areca-nut-derived nitrosamines.
Title
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2004 Order Number    11500599 ISBN-13
 9789241546584
Price
CHF 90,00  / US$ 108,00 Developing countries    CHF 63,00
English
The tobacco epidemic is a global challenge demanding concerted global and national action. Recognizing that globalization is accelerating the epidemic's spread and perceiving the limits of national action to contain a public health problem with transnational dimensions, Member States of the World Health Organization negotiated and adopted a unique public health treaty for tobacco control. .../...
Title
Year
2004 Order Number    11500577 ISBN-13
 9789241562683
Price
CHF 90,00  / US$ 108,00 Developing countries    CHF 63,00
English
This book is the first in a series of WHO manuals to support the implementation of the historic WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control. Recognizing that legislation is indispensable to long-term success, this hands-on publication offers health officials and others the tools to develop the legislative measures required by the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control. .../...
Title
Year
2004 Order Number    17200083 ISBN-13
 9789283212836
Price
CHF 55,00  / US$ 66,00 Developing countries    CHF 38,50
English
This monograph presents a series of review studies linking tobacco smoke and involuntary (passive) smoking to several cancers. .../...
Title
Author da Costa e Silva, V.
Year
2003 Order Number    11500587 ISBN-13
 9789241562409
Price
CHF 45,00  / US$ 54,00 Developing countries    CHF 31,50
English
Along with an individual approach (behavioural and/or pharmacological interventions) to smoking cessation and treatment of tobacco dependence, a supportive environment is needed to encourage tobacco consumers in their attempts to quit. .../...
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2000 Order Number    16100579 ISBN-13
 9789275115794
Price
CHF 28,00  / US$ 33,60 Developing countries    CHF 19,60
English
A practical guide to the Life Skills methodology as an especially effective tool for the prevention of tobacco and other substance use in youth. Focused on the needs of developing countries in the region of the Americas, the book uses striking photographs, compelling evidence, and alarming statistics to enforce the urgent need for strong preventive action. .../...
Title
Year
1996 Order Number    14601014 ISBN-13
 9789290211679
Price
CHF 10,00  / US$ 12,00 Developing countries    CHF 7,00
English
A collection of the opinions of 10 eminent Muslim scholars concerning the Islamic ruling on smoking, including the issue of passive smoking. .../...
Title
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1992 Order Number    16100536 ISBN-13
 9789275115367
Price
CHF 40,00  / US$ 48,00 Developing countries    CHF 28,00
English
A detailed, country-by-country report on the status of tobacco use, tobacco-related diseases, and efforts to control tobacco use in Canada, Latin America, and the Caribbean. .../...
Title
Year
1986 Order Number    17200038 ISBN-13
 9789283212386
Price
CHF 55,00  / US$ 66,00 Developing countries    CHF 38,50
English
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