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Virtually Safe Cigarettes: Reviving an Opportunity Once Tragically Rejected

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Cigarette smoking is risky. Yet, official epidemiological evidence indicates that less risky cigarettes would save lives and are desirable. They also are feasible, and during the ’70s the National Cancer Institute, the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and the cigarette industry cooperated in a program to develop less hazardous cigarettes.

Assorted governments in the U.S. have vastly expanded tobacco taxation but have also developed a greedy and major interest in a continuing and robust cigarette market. A de facto public partnership in the tobacco trade imposes ever more the moral obligation to reconsider the once tragically rejected opportunities of less hazardous cigarettes.

This course is based on the book, Virtually Safe Cigarettes: Reviving an Opportunity Once Tragically Rejected created by Gio Batta Gori

Journal/Publisher:

IOS Press

Publication Date:

2000 Edition

Course Material Author

Gio Batta Gori

Dr. Gori contributed to national research and prevention agendas at the National Cancer Institute. He was deputy director of the Division of Cancer Cause and Prevention, director of the Diet, Nutrition, and Cancer Program, and director of the Smoking and Health Program.

Course Creator

Keith Gibson, Ph.D.

Recommended For:

This basic to intermediate course is recommended for health care professionals, addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about the risks of cigarette smoking and the possibilities of developing less hazardous cigarettes. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Describe how cigarettes are made and work.

  2. Explain the incentives for less hazardous cigarettes.

  3. Explain the epidemiologic evidence for less hazardous cigarettes.

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