2014 Surgeon General's Report: The Health Consequences of Smoking—50 Years of Progress
Let’s Make the Next Generation Tobacco-Free: Your Guide to the 50th Anniversary Surgeon General’s Report on Smoking and Health [PDF–36.6 MB]
A short, easy-to-read booklet that summarizes historical information on changes in smoking norms since the release of the first Surgeon General's Report in January 1964, new findings on causes, and solutions.
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5.6 Million Children PSA
A new public service announcement (PSA) designed to educate adults about the long-term impact of tobacco use on this nation's future—its youth.The PSA points out that 5.6 million children alive today will ultimately die early from smoking if we do not do more to reduce current smoking rates.
Tips Campaign Changed Their Lives
This video features Tips ad participants Terrie Hall, Brandon Carmichael and Roosevelt Smith, discussing their experiences during and after the Tips campaign.
The Way Things Were
Over the past 50 years, the social acceptability of smoking has declined significantly; this is a keystone accomplishment of the tobacco control movement. This video explores the importance of social norm change as a primary strategy for improving public health by reducing smoking rates.
Changing Social Norms to Reduce the Acceptability of Smoking
Madeleine Solomon of Emory University and the Tobacco Technical Assistance Consortium examines the social and policy changes that have affected tobacco use by reducing acceptability of smoking.
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50th Anniversary Report on Smoking and Health
Fifty years after the first report, the 2014 Surgeon General’s Report on Smoking and Health reveals new details about the dangers of smoking as well as strategies to curtail the tobacco use epidemic.
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