This 2000 report on smoking and health by the Surgeon General is the first to offer a composite review of the various methods used to reduce and prevent tobacco use. This report evaluates each of the five major approaches to reducing tobacco use: educational, clinical, regulatory, economic, and comprehensive.
- Foreword & Preface [PDF–160 KB]
- Chapter 1. Issues in Tobacco Use, Summary, and Conclusions.
- Chapter 2. A Historical Review of Efforts to Reduce Smoking in the United States.
- Chapter 3. Effective Educational Strategies to Prevent Tobacco Use among Young People. [PDF–374 KB]
- Chapter 4. Management of Nicotine Addiction.
- Chapter 5. Regulatory Efforts. [PDF–780KB]
- Chapter 6. Economic Approaches. [PDF–568KB]
- Chapter 7. Comprehensive Programs. [PDF–547 KB]
- Chapter 8. A Vision for the Future—Reducing Tobacco Use in the New Millennium
- Acknowledgments [PDF–267 KB]
- Abbreviation Tables & Figures [PDF–184 KB]
- Index [PDF–245 KB]
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