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Latest evidence, myths, and controversies

About the module

10 minutes long


Includes a final quiz

Includes links to references

About the lecturer

Dr Linda Bauld

Professor of Public Health and Co-Director of the Centre for Population Health Sciences at the University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Chair in Behavioural Research for Cancer Prevention at Cancer Research UK

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the continued threat of tobacco to health, including non combustible forms of tobacco.
  • Cite effective and cost-effective policy measures that all countries should implement to address tobacco use.
  • Recognize the ongoing debate about vaping products and the range of approaches countries are taking to regulate these devices.

This module is part of a comprehensive online learning curriculum on the latest evidence, myths, and controversies on cancer prevention.

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The module

Latest evidence, myths, and controversies – 1B. Tobacco

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