Complete Report

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.

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