Taking Action to Reduce Tobacco Use.Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press, 1998Copyright date: ©1998Description: 1 online resource (44 pages)Content type:
- online resource
- HV5760.T35 1998
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TAKING ACTION TO REDUCE TOBACCO USE -- Copyright -- Contents -- TAKING ACTION TO REDUCE TOBACCO USE -- Taking Action to Reduce Tobacco Use -- BACKGROUND -- RAISE PRICES TO REDUCE USE -- The price of tobacco products must be increased substantially -- Failure to achieve targeted reductions in youth consumption should result in further manufacturer-specific penalties -- STRENGTHEN FEDERAL REGULATION -- FDA must continue to regulate tobacco products, and the U.S. Congress must strengthen and clarify FDA's role -- SUPPORT STATE AND LOCAL TOBACCO CONTROL EFFORTS -- The federal government must support state and local infrastructure for tobacco control -- Congress must repeal the federal preemption of state and local regulation of advertising and promotion -- MONITOR PERFORMANCE IN RELATION TO PUBLIC HEALTH GOALS -- The federal government must establish a system for performance monitoring in collaboration with other levels of government… -- HELP CURRENT USERS QUIT -- Effective smoking cessation interventions, as identified by the AHCPR guidelines, should be widely disseminated and… -- Government health programs and private insurance and health plans should cover treatment programs for tobacco… -- Treatment programs for tobacco dependence should be incorporated into quality of care measures, "report cards" on health… -- Programs and norms outside the medical care system must also support prevention, cessation, and harm reduction -- SUPPORT RESEARCH -- Federal research agencies must increase their commitment to research on tobacco control. -- The U.S. Congress and Public Health Service agencies should intensify research on tobacco-related diseases -- FDA and NIH should mount research programs to improve future regulation. -- The federal government must support research to clarify the feasibility, risks, and benefits of "harm reduction" strategies.
FACILITATE INTERNATIONAL TOBACCO CONTROL -- The United States must promote, participate in, and contribute funds to the building of a capacity for evaluating and monitor -- The United States should refrain from implementing trade policies that undermine foreign tobacco control efforts -- The United States can study and learn from effective foreign tobacco control policies. -- SUMMARY -- REFERENCES AND NOTES.
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