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From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
April 18, 2001

Publication of Surgeon General's Report on Smoking and Health

JAMA. 2001;285(15):1956. doi:10.1001/jama.285.15.1956-JWR0418-4-1

MMWR. 2001;50:230

The Surgeon General's report, Women and Smoking,1 was released on March 27, 2001. This report updates and expands the 1980 Surgeon General's report, The Health Consequences of Smoking for Women, and examines various facets of smoking among women: patterns of tobacco use, health consequences of smoking, social and individual factors influencing cigarette smoking and smokeless tobacco use, and prevention and cessation programs and policies.

Additional information about the report and a free copy of the executive summary are available from CDC's Office on Smoking and Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC, Mailstop K-50, 4770 Buford Highway, NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30341-3724; telephone (770) 488-5705. Copies of the full report (stock no. 017-023-00207-4) can be purchased from the Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402-9328; fax (202) 512-2250. Copies of the full report, executive summary, and the "At a Glance" pamphlet on the report are available on the World-Wide Web, http://www.cdc.gov/tobacco.

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