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View Resource Tobacco Control Archives

Sponsored and hosted by the University of California-San Francisco Library & Center for Knowledge Management, Department of Archives & Special Collections, this site offers a wealth of papers, unpublished documents, and electronic resources relevant to tobacco control issues (primarily in California). The final version of the archive will contain over 40 million pages of documents, but even now...
View Resource Risks Associated with Smoking Cigarettes with Low Machine-Measured Yields of Tar and Nicotine

The National Cancer Institute (NCI) Tuesday released this 251-page monograph detailing the dangers of "low tar" cigarettes. The monograph, the thirteenth in NCI's Smoking and Tobacco Control Monograph Series, reports findings that reductions in cancer rates are due to decreases in smoking prevalence not to changes in cigarette design, which according to NCI, have done little to address public...
View Resource Playing With Fire

Why are there so many flame retardants surrounding American babies? It's an important question as these potentially toxic chemicals are present in just about every common household item. The Chicago Tribute and its research team set out to look into this situation and the results of the investigation can be found on this site. The report is divided into four parts which include video clips,...