Fighting Threats to Legislative Advances in Tobacco Control

  • Ruth Roemer


Tobacco control legislation has been enacted in 91 countries, rising from 57 countries in 1982. Sub-national legislation at the state/provincial, county, and city levels of government has spread widely to provide restraints on tobacco use where people live, work, and play.


Tobacco Control Tobacco Industry Tobacco Company Health Warning Effective Tobacco Control 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.


  1. Butler J. How to Counteract the Tobacco Industry’s Advertising and Promotion. Palo Alto, CA: Stanford Center for Research in Disease Prevention, August 1993.Google Scholar
  2. Cimons M. Key FDA panel finds nicotine is addictive. Los Angeles Times, August 3, 1994, pp. Al, A10.Google Scholar
  3. Daynard RA. The third (tidal) wave of tobacco litigation begins. Tobacco on Trial, Northeastern University School of Law, 400 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115–5098, April 29, 1994.Google Scholar
  4. DiFranza JR, Richards J, Paulman P, Wolf-Gillespie N, Fletcher C, Jaffe R, and Murray D. Nabisco’s cartoon camel promotes Camel cigarettes to children. Journal of the American Medical Association 1991; 266:3149–3153.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  5. Hilts PJ. FDA panel takes step toward setting control on nicotine. New York Times, August 3, 1994, pp. Al, A13.Google Scholar
  6. Roemer R. Legislative Action to Combat the World Tobacco Epidemic. Geneva: World Health Organization, 1993.Google Scholar
  7. Samuels B, Douglas C, Wolfe S, and Wilbur P. Tobacco Money, Tobacco People,Tobacco Policies: How millions of tobacco dollars and tobacco people in high places drive White House pro-tobacco industry policies. Washington, DC: A Public Citizen’s Health Research Group and Advocacy Institute, August, 1992.Google Scholar
  8. US EPA. US Environmental Protection Agency. Respiratory Effects of Passive Smoking: Lung Cancer and Other Disorders. The Report of the US Environmental Protection Agency. NIH Publication No. 93–3605. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, National Institute of Health and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development, Office of Air and Radiation, 1993, p.170.Google Scholar
  9. Yach D, Harrison S. (Eds) Proceedings of the All Africa Conference on Tobacco or Health. Harare, Zimbabwe, 14–17 November, 1993.Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ruth Roemer
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Public HealthUniversity of CaliforniaLos AngelesUSA

Personalised recommendations