ERIC Number: ED457441
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000
Reducing Tobacco Use: A Report of the Surgeon General [and] Executive Summary.
Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (DHHS/CDC), Atlanta, GA.
This report offers a composite review of methods used to prevent tobacco use. The report evaluates five approaches currently used to reduce tobacco consumption: educational, clinical, regulatory, economic, and comprehensive approaches. The report explains these approaches in terms of the larger context of tobacco control and provides a vision for the future of tobacco use prevention and control based on available tools and resources. The report contains special sections on the management of nicotine addiction, regulatory efforts such as advertising, economic interventions, comprehensive programs, global efforts, and elimination of health disputes. (Contains 25 tables, 6 figures, and over 1,000 references.) (JDM)
Descriptors: Government Publications, Health Behavior, Health Education, Holistic Approach, Prevention, Public Health, Smoking, Substance Abuse, Tobacco
Centers for Disease Control, Office on Smoking and Health, Mail Stop K-50, 4770 Buford Highway, NE, Atlanta, GA 30341-3717. Tel: 770-488-5705. For full text: http://www.cdc.gov/tobacco.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (DHHS/CDC), Atlanta, GA.
Note: Includes "Reducing Tobacco Use: A Report of the Surgeon General--2000. At a Glance." Prepared by DHHS under the general direction of the DHHS, CDC, Office on Smoking and Health. Reprinted with corrections. Edited by Richard B. Rothenberg, Terry F. Pechacek, Frank J. Chaloupka, Michael C. Fiore, Gayle Lloyd, and Frederick L. Hull.