Global Hazards of Tobacco and the Benefits of Smoking Cessation and Tobacco Taxes

This chapter of the book Cancer discusses:

  • the epidemiology of smoking-attributable diseases,
  • smoking and cessation patterns worldwide,
  • interventions to raise cessation rates rapidly (including tobacco taxes),
  • cost effectiveness of tobacco control,
  • implementation of tobacco control interventions.

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November 2015

Authors:
Prabhat Jha
Mary MacLennan
Frank. J. Chaloupka
Ayda Yurekli
Chintanie Ramasundarahettige
Krishna Palipudi
Witold Zaton´ksi
Samira Asma
Prakash C. Gupta