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View Resource Reducing Tobacco Use: A Report of the Surgeon General

Released on August 9, this new 462-page report from US Surgeon General David Satcher argues that smoking rates could be cut in half within a decade if proven anti-smoking efforts are fully implemented. Among the measures advocated are school-based anti-smoking programs, aggressive anti-tobacco community and media campaigns, raising prices and taxes, and improving tobacco warning labels. The report...
View Resource The University of Wisconsin Center for Tobacco Research and Intervention

The Center for Tobacco Research and Intervention, founded in 1992 at the University of Wisconsin, has been a leader in researching tobacco dependence and its treatment, and their Web site contains information about their current and ongoing projects. Quite a bit of the site is devoted to providing educational material for the public, including a series of fact sheets on tobacco use in Wisconsin...