Unlucky Strike: Private Health and the Science, Law and Politics of Smoking

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Smoking has been controversial ever since tobacco came to Europe in the sixteenth century. Fifty years ago, almost everyone smoked. Fifty years before that, smokers were in the doghouse cigarettes were illegal in several U.S. states early in the twentieth century. Smoking has always been a ready source of revenue. It has also been a source of health problems, real and imagined. The mixture of pleasure, money and health risk means that smoking is rarely treated fairly by politicians, health professionals or the public. Now, ...

Unlucky Strike: Private Health and the Science, Law and Politics of Smoking 2013, The University of Buckingham Press, Buckingham

ISBN-13: 9781908684370

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