2006 Surgeon General’s Report

The Health Consequences of Involuntary Exposure to Tobacco Smoke


Complete Report


Consumer Summary

Children’s Excerpt

Videos, Posters, and Other Resources

Secondhand Smoke: Triumphs and Tragedies is a 10-minute video that puts a human face on the issue by telling the stories of six individuals whose health was affected by secondhand smoke and/or who led local efforts to make workplaces and public places smoke free. The video also tells the stories of three communities that successfully implemented smoke-free policies. The video won the Gold Aurora and Silver Telly awards.

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