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How economic development norms are hurting global tobacco control

By Raphael Lencucha, PhD (McGill University), Jeffrey Drope, PhD (American Cancer Society) and Ronald Labonte, PhD (University of Ottawa)

Government policy and tobacco

Why do some governments continue to support the production of harmful commodities? This question is most vexing to those striving to control what is one of the…

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Alcohol policy, tobacco exceptionalism and the need for policy learning

By Benjamin Hawkins (London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine) and Chris Holden (University of York)

Despite the substantial health harms associated with alcohol, and the emerging literature on the activities of the alcohol industry, policies at the national and global levels remain extremely weak in comparison with tobacco control…

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