2006 Surgeon General's Report—The Health Consequences of Involuntary Exposure to Tobacco Smoke
- Complete Report
- Errata Notice
- Executive Summary [PDF—424 KB]
- Message from the Secretary of Health and Human Services
- 6 Major Conclusions of the Surgeon General's Report
- There Is No Risk-Free Level of Exposure
- What Is Secondhand Smoke?
- Secondhand Smoke Is Toxic and Poisonous
- Secondhand Smoke Exposure in the Home
- Secondhand Smoke Exposure in the Workplace
- Children Are Hurt by Secondhand Smoke
- How to Protect Yourself and Your Loved Ones From Secondhand Smoke
- 29 Surgeon General's Reports on Smoking and Health, 1964–2006
- Secondhand Smoke: What It Means to You
A short, easy-to-read booklet explaining what scientists have learned about the dangers of secondhand smoke
- Children and Secondhand Smoke Exposure
Available to order through the Publications Catalog
- Children and Secondhand Smoke Exposure: Errata Notice
Videos, Posters, and Other Resources
Secondhand Smoke: Triumphs and Tragedies is a 10-minute video that puts a human face on the issue by telling the stories of six individuals whose health was affected by secondhand smoke and/or who led local efforts to make workplaces and public places smoke free. The video also tells the stories of three communities that successfully implemented smoke-free policies. The video won the Gold Aurora and Silver Telly awards.
- Selected soundbites from Surgeon General interview (originally provided to radio stations)
Vice Admiral Richard H. Carmona, M.D., M.P.H., F.A.C.S.
U.S. Surgeon General
- Related Information on Secondhand Smoke
- Additional Resources
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