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National strategy


  • The true risk of smoking and benefits of quitting are outlined in Global Effects of Smoking, of Quitting, and Taxing Tobacco, a paper in the New England Journal of Medicine
  • The world's first public health treaty, the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, took effect in February 2005.  The treaty commits nations to implementing scientifically proven measures to reduce tobacco use and exposure to secondhand smoke.
  • The Tobacco Atlas from the World Lung Foundation and American Cancer Society is a comprehensive study of the impact of tobacco around the globe
  • Tobacco Free Kids website - excellent bank of resources, facts and stats for young people
  • The Legacy Tobacco Documents Library contains more than 14 million documents (80+ million pages) created by major tobacco companies related to their advertising, manufacturing, marketing, sales, and scientific research activities.
  • The Low Tar Lie - how big tobacco created the myth of the "healthier" cigarette