Smoking

1st Edition

Risk, Perception, and Policy

eISBN-13: 9781452267012

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This book presents a counter-view, based on a survey of several thousand young persons and adults, probing attitudes, beliefs, feelings, and perceptions of risk associated with smoking. 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 need for aggressive policies to counter tobacco firms' marketing and promotional efforts and to restrict youth access to tobacco. 

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ISBNs 9780761923817, 9780761923800, 1452267014, 9781452267012
Language English
Number of Pages 393
Edition 1st