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The Health Consequences of Smoking: What It Means To You

Consumer booklet: The Health Consequences of Smoking: What It Means To You
The Health Consequences of Smoking
What It Means to You

This booklet explains, in an easy-to-read format, explains what the report, the 2004 Surgeon General’s Report on the Health Consequences of Smoking says and what it means to you.

Disclaimer: Data and findings provided in the publications on this page reflect the content of this particular Surgeon General’s Report. More recent information may exist elsewhere on the Smoking & Tobacco Use Web site (for example, in fact sheets, frequently asked questions, or other materials that are reviewed on a regular basis and updated accordingly).

Page last reviewed: July 15, 2015 (archived document)