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Comments from former Surgeon General C. Everett Koop

February 11, 2003: National Action Plan for Tobacco Cessation

Following the review of recommendations, Dr. Carmona welcomed and introduced Dr. C. Everett Koop who made some brief comments about the report. He offered his "complete approval" of the recommendations and added his one suggestion to have greater emphasis on the important role that dentists and dental hygienists can play in cessation efforts. He thanked the Subcommittee for its work.

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