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The Health Consequences of Smoking

Posted on 2/18/2014 by Debbie Mason

The Health Consequences of Smoking

January 2014 marks the 50th anniversary of the first Surgeon General’s Report on Smoking and Health. The report highlights 50 years of progress in tobacco prevention and control, presents new data on the health consequences of smoking, and discusses opportunities to potentially end the smoking epidemic in the United States. Read the fact sheet and access the full/executive reports.


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