Smoking harms nearly every organ of the body, causing many diseases and affecting the health of smokers in general. Quitting smoking has immediate as well as long-term benefits for you and your loved ones.
Information on diseases caused by tobacco use, such as cancer, heart disease, and respiratory diseases.
Information on smokeless tobacco products, such as chewing tobacco and snuff.
Descriptions of legislation related to the tobacco industry and its products.
Links to government, non-profits, and international resources.
Information on secondhand smoke exposure, health effects, and smoke-free initiatives and resources.
Patterns, prevention, and treatment of tobacco use among specific populations.
Science-based, 10-year national objectives for improving the health of the nation.
Real people suffering as a result of smoking and exposure to secondhand smoke.
Additional Related Resources
- Quit Smoking
- For quitting support and resources: 1-800-QUIT-NOW (1-800-784-8669)
- Youth Tobacco Prevention
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