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Basic Information

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.

Health Effects

Information on diseases caused by tobacco use, such as cancer, heart disease, and respiratory diseases.

Smokeless Products

Information on smokeless products, such as chewing tobacco, snuff, and e-cigarettes.

Tobacco Industry & Products

Descriptions of legislation related to the tobacco industry and its products.

Related Resources

Links to government, non-profits, and international resources.

Secondhand Smoke

Information on secondhand smoke exposure, health effects, and smoke-free initiatives and resources.

Health Disparities

Patterns, prevention, and treatment of tobacco use among specific populations.

Healthy People

Science-based, 10-year national objectives for improving the health of the nation.

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