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, MA
  • Chintanie Ramasundarahettige
  • Krishna Palipudi
  • Witold Zaton´ksi
  • Samira Asma
  • Prakash C. Gupta