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From Cells to Society: The Multidisciplinary Nature of Tobacco Control. Michael Chaiton [email protected] Why Focus on Tobacco?. Reducing tobacco use offers the greatest potential for immediate impact at the population-level. Tobacco Problem in Canada.

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From cells to society the multidisciplinary nature of tobacco control

From Cells to Society: The Multidisciplinary Nature of Tobacco Control

Michael Chaiton

[email protected]


Why focus on tobacco
Why Focus on Tobacco?

Reducing tobacco use offers the greatest potential for immediate impact at the population-level.


Tobacco problem in canada
Tobacco Problem in Canada

Smoking, along with other forms of tobacco use, remains the leading cause of illness and death in western societies.


Tobacco problem in canada1
Tobacco Problem in Canada

In 2002, smoking accounted for 17% of all deaths in Canada

21% for men and 12% for women.


Tobacco problem in canada2
Tobacco Problem in Canada

Tobacco use is responsible for three times as many deaths as the combined total of alcohol, drugs, suicide, homicide, injuries sustained from car crashes, and AIDS.


Tobacco problem in canada3
Tobacco Problem in Canada

37,000 Deaths

515,607 Years of Life Lost

2,210,155 hospital days

Cancer was the leading cause of death (17,679 deaths) followed by cardiovascular disease (10,853) and respiratory disease (8,282)





Framework

ENVIRONMENT Countries,

VECTOR

AGENT

HOST

Framework


Framework1

Environment Countries,

Mosquito

Parasite

Person

Framework


Framework2

Environment Countries,

Tob Ind

Cigs

Person

Framework


Agent Lectures Countries,

  • The cigarette (Kaiserman)


Vector Lectures Countries,

  • Marketing (Dewhirst)

  • Contraband (Perley)

  • Tobacco and activism (Mahood)


Host Lectures Countries,

  • Health effects (Ferrence)

  • Comorbidity (Wing)

  • Addiction (Clarke; O’Loughlin)

  • Genetics (Tyndale)


Host Lectures Countries,

  • Medical interventions (Selby)

  • Psychology of smoking (Hammond)

  • Fertility (Holloway)

  • Physical Activity (Faulkner)


Environment Lectures Countries,

  • Cessation interventions (McDonald)

  • Policy (Fong)


Environment Lectures Countries,

  • Smoking and the Movies (Glantz)


Environment Lectures Countries,

  • Mass Media (Wakefield)


Environment Lectures Countries,

  • Economics (Chaloupka)


Environment Lectures Countries,

  • Global issues (Cohen)


Environment Lectures Countries,

  • Thirdhand Smoke (Matt)


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