It is archived for historical purposes only.
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 & PrefaceCdc-pdf [PDF–160 KB]
Chapter 1. Issues in Tobacco Use, Summary, and Conclusions.Cdc-pdf
Chapter 2. A Historical Review of Efforts to Reduce Smoking in the United States.Cdc-pdf
- Chapter 3. Effective Educational Strategies to Prevent Tobacco Use among Young People.Cdc-pdf [PDF–374 KB]
Chapter 4. Management of Nicotine Addiction.Cdc-pdf
- Chapter 5. Regulatory Efforts.Cdc-pdf [PDF–780KB]
- Chapter 6. Economic Approaches.Cdc-pdf [PDF–568KB]
- Chapter 7. Comprehensive Programs.Cdc-pdf [PDF–547 KB]
Chapter 8. A Vision for the Future—Reducing Tobacco Use in the New MillenniumCdc-pdf
- AcknowledgmentsCdc-pdf [PDF–267 KB]
- Abbreviation Tables & FiguresCdc-pdf [PDF–184 KB]
- IndexCdc-pdf [PDF–245 KB]
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