Consumer Booklet

Consumer Booklet
How Tobacco Smoke
Causes Disease:
What It Means to You
Available from the Publications Catalog.

This easy-to-read, 20-page booklet summarizes the 700+ page Surgeon General’s report released in December of 2010. The booklet provides practical information about the dangers of tobacco use and what people can do to quit tobacco use and protect themselves and their families from exposure to tobacco smoke.

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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 27, 2015 (archived document)