ERIC Number: ED456357
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
Tobacco. Technical Assistance Packet.
Join Together, Boston, MA.
Tobacco use remains the leading preventable cause of death in the United States, causing more than 400,000 deaths each year and resulting in an annual cost of more than $50 billion in direct medical costs. This paper provides tips and resources to help communities undertake the necessary steps to reduce tobacco use. It includes a list of national organizations, publications, and names of community leaders with expertise in tobacco use prevention. It also contains stories of how some communities have responded to this problem. (JDM)
Join Together, 441 Stuart St., 7th Floor, Boston, MA 02116. Tel: 617-437-1500; Fax: 617-437-9394; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. For full text: http://www.jointogether.org/sa/files/pdf/tobacco.pdf.
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Join Together, Boston, MA.