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Tobacco and its use in Asia

Berthold Laufer

Tobacco and its use in Asia

by Berthold Laufer

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Published in Chicago, Field Museum of Natural History .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tobacco.,
  • Smoking.,
  • Tobacco-pipes.

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title.

    Statementby Berthold Laufer.
    SeriesField Museum of Natural History. Anthropology leaflet 18
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGN2 .F5 no. 18
    The Physical Object
    Pagination39 p.
    Number of Pages39
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6685937M
    LC Control Number26001560
    OCLC/WorldCa925862

      Current tobacco use and its associated factors among adults in a country with comprehensive ban on tobacco: findings from the nationally representative STEPS survey, Bhutan, 8. Tobacco is the common name of several plants in the Nicotiana genus and the Solanaceae (nightshade) family, and the general term for any product prepared from the cured leaves of the tobacco plant. More than 70 species of tobacco are known, but the chief commercial crop is N. more potent variant N. rustica is also used around the world.. Tobacco contains the highly addictive Geographic origin: The Americas.

    A SUMMARY OF THIS MANUAL AND SUGGESTIONS FOR ITS USE This is a manual about the tobacco industry documents released by US-based tobacco companies as a result of lawsuits fi led against them in the USA. It may be used by persons with many interests: • those simply wanting to know more about the subject. Tobacco was long used in the early arrival of Spain introduced tobacco to the Europeans, and it became a lucrative, heavily traded commodity to support the popular habit of ing the industrial revolution, cigarettes became hugely popular worldwide. In the mid 20th century, medical research demonstrated severe negative health effects of tobacco smoking including lung.

    Tobacco Control will not consider for publication papers reporting work funded, in whole or in part, by a tobacco company or tobacco industry will the journal consider papers by authors who accept tobacco industry funding, including funding for research costs, for all or part of any author’s salary, or other forms of personal remuneration. The French became enthusiastic about tobacco, calling it the herbe a tous les maux, the plant against evil, pains and other bad things. By , the plant was known as nicotaine, the basis of its genus name today. By this time, Europeans were discovering recreational uses of tobacco as well as its .


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Tobacco and its use in Asia Item Preview remove-circle Tobacco, Smoking, Tobacco pipes Publisher Chicago: Field Museum of Natural History This book is available with additional data at Biodiversity Heritage Library. plus-circle Add Review. comment. ReviewsPages: Tobacco and its use in Asia.

Chicago: Field Museum of Natural History, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Berthold Laufer; National Institutes of Health (U.S.). Office of NIH History. book: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Laufer, Berthold, Tobacco and its use in Asia.

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The first pages deal with tobacco's history prior to the 20th century - its use for religious and medical purposes, and the two most common methods of use, pipes and snuff.

The remaining pages concern 20th century cigarette use, including the final two chapters which deal with lung cancer and government anti-smoking policies/5(49). The use of tobacco originated among the indigenous inhabitants of the Western Hemisphere in pre-Columbian times.

Tobacco was introduced into Spain and Portugal in the midth cent., initially for its supposed virtues as a panacea. It spread to other European countries and then to Asia and Africa, where its use became general in the 17th cent.

System Upgrade on Tue, May 19th, at 2am (ET) During this period, E-commerce and registration of new users may not be available for up to 12 hours. Smokeless tobacco in South-East Asia in relation to the WHO FCTC An increasing trend in SLT use has been registered in Myanmar in three successive WHO Sentinel Tobacco Surveys and in one more recent STEPS Survey on risk factors for non-communicable diseases 17 12from % to % among all adults, with simultaneous decreases in smoking.

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In Southeast Asia, tobacco is used in diverse forms, including cigarettes or bidis (dried tobacco rolled in paper or leaf), SLT such as chewing khaini (tobacco with slaked lime and aromatic spices), surti (dried tobacco leaves for chewing), or paan masala (tobacco with aromatic spices), sucking gutkha (mixture of tobacco and molasses available in small sachets), applying gul or gudaku as dentifrice, Cited by:   Tobacco Institute to Regulate Collection of HNB Devices.

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Read more. AM Products. Tobacco was first introduced to Europeans in when Columbus landed in the Americas. Columbus wrote in his diary, on October 15th,that he observed an Indian sailing in a canoe with water, food, and tobacco leaves. 2 Use of tobacco spread rapidly among the Spanish colonists and in its cultivation began in Santo Domingo.

In Gonzalo Ferdandez de Oveido y Valdez noted that his. Introduction. The Tobacco Control Playbook has been developed by collecting numerous evidence-based arguments from different thematic areas, reflecting the challenges that tobacco control leaders have faced while implementing various articles of the WHO FCTC and highlighting arguments they have developed in order to counter and succeed against the tobacco is the start of what is.

All the latest breaking news on Tobacco. Browse The Independent’s complete collection of articles and commentary on Tobacco. Nevertheless, as the popularity of tobacco grew, and as it became important to European economies, the objections to its use became weaker.

One factor that led to its acceptance was its continued use as a medicine. As discussed above, Native Americans used tobacco as a medicine for all manner of ills. The book mostly focuses on the history of tobacco in the US and in the UK, but starts off with quite a lot of detail about how native americans, north and south, used tobacco.

This some of the strongest and most interesting material of the book. The gradual integration of tobacco /5. Tobacco use may be defined as any habitual use of the tobacco plant leaf and its products.

The predominant use of tobacco is by smoke inhalation of cigarettes, pipes, and cigars. Smokeless tobacco refers to a variety of tobacco products that are either sniffed, sucked, or chewed.

The first pages deal with tobacco's history prior to the 20th century - its use for religious and medical purposes, and the two most common methods of use, pipes and snuff.

The remaining pages concern 20th century cigarette use, including the final two chapters which deal with lung cancer and government anti-smoking policies/5(29).

In ancient Mexico the use of alcohol was punishable by death, while the ritualistic use of mescaline was highly worshipped. In 17th century Russia, tobacco smokers were threatened with mutilation or decapitation, alcohol was legal.

In Prussia, coffee drinking was prohibited to the lower classes, the use of tobacco and alcohol was legal.”. Tobacco use represents an important public health issue worldwide, but particularly in the WHO European Region, where the highest levels of tobacco-use prevalence (over 29%) have been reported.

Tobacco use causes a significant burden on health, imposes enormous economic costs to society, both directly from healthcare needs and indirectly from.In many teachings, the smoke from burned tobacco has a purpose of carrying thoughts and prayers to the spirit world or to the Creator.

3 When used appropriately, traditional tobacco is not associated with addiction and adverse health impacts. 4. The care and respect involved in the preparation and use of traditional tobacco are part of.The Tobacco Atlas — a partnership between the American Cancer Society, Inc.

and Vital Strategies — is a free online resource and companion book that map the nature and magnitude of the tobacco epidemic and chart a course toward clear, proven solutions.