By Jordan Goodman
Tobacco in heritage and tradition explores how tobacco turned essentially the most very important commodities within the historical past of worldwide alternate and the resource of 1 of the largest public well-being issues in glossy background. initially utilized by local americans for medicinal, spiritual and social reasons, tobacco fast grew to become the most important export from the yankee colonies. by way of the mid-1990s, greater than 14 billion kilos of tobacco leaf have been grown around the globe every year, with foreign treaties governing its ads and distribution. It has affected agriculture, faith, social customs, company and exchange, govt coverage and medication in lots of nations. the original and leading edge reference paintings provides entries on all elements of tobacco and from an international standpoint, delivering help for assignments at many degrees and in numerous fields, together with background, economics, executive and overall healthiness.
Tobacco in background and tradition is the 1st set in a brand new reference line, the Scribner Turning issues Library. destiny titles will discover different discoveries and ancient occasions that experience replaced the course of human societies around the world, no matter if via unexpected upheavals or slow evolution. (20050801)
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In addition, physicist James Repace found high levels of cotinine (a chemical created by the body’s processing of nicotine) in the blood and urine of nonsmokers exposed to tobacco smoke, demonstrating that they had breathed in chemicals from tobacco smoke. In 1984 the Civil Aeronautics Board banned pipe and cigar, but not cigarette, smoking on commercial aircraft. S. Surgeon General C. Everett Koop in his 1986 report The Health Consequences of Involuntary Smoking, empowered antismoking advocates to urge Congress to pass comprehensive legislation.
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The guidelines prohibited advertising targeting youth, and banned billboards and ads on public transportation and in arenas, stadiums, and shopping malls. Retailers were still allowed to post signs up to fourteen feet square. In 2001 the Supreme Court, in a case originating in Massachusetts, addressed the question of how far individual states could press beyond these restrictions. The state had imposed a sweeping set of restrictions geared toward protecting youth. Outdoor advertising within 1,000 feet of schools and playgrounds was banned, and ads placed lower than five feet off the ground, at the eye level of children, were prohibited.