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Curbing the epidemic governments and the economics of tobacco control by Prabhat Jha

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Published by World Bank in Washington, DC .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Tobacco use -- Government policy,
  • Tobacco use -- Government policy -- Cost effectiveness

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 105-118) and index.

Statement[Prabhat Jha, Frank J. Chaloupka].
SeriesDevelopment in practice, Development in practice (Washington, D.C.)
ContributionsChaloupka, Frank J.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV5732 .J43 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 122 p. :
Number of Pages122
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13569417M
ISBN 100821345192
LC Control Number99029266
OCLC/WorldCa41299267

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