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Risk Trade-Offs in Public Health Action: The West Nile Virus Example


I Introduction

II Public Health Interventions

III Public Health Laws

IV Public Protest

V Conclusion

VI References

-- Nola M. Ries, Project Manager/Research Associate, Health Law Institute, University of Alberta,

This article is part of a series inspired by CPHA's 2003 conference. For more information, read our introduction to the series in the OHPE News and Summary section of OHPE 344.0 (

If you have a resource or point of view to add to this article, let us know by writing to More information on our Letters to the Editor column can be found in the OHPE News section of OHPE 268.0 ( ViewAnnouncements.cfm?ISSUE_ID=268&startrow=1).

Tobacco Action Plan for This Generation - NNSW 2002 and Youth



A. National Non-Smoking Week

Weedless Wednesday

B. Youth and Anti-Tobacco Efforts

1. The Importance of Youth to the Tobacco Industry

2. Reasons to Involve Youth in Anti-Tobacco Efforts

3. Ways to Involve Youth in Anti-Tobacco Efforts

C. PTCC Resources

i) Training - Youth Advocacy for Tobacco Control

ii) The Power of Many: Tobacco Action Plan for this Generation

D. References

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