The 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. The executive summary version of the 2000 report is a technical publication that includes excerpts from the complete report.
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