Explores tobacco use trends in the United States and examines comprehensive tobacco control strategies, including community-based smoking control, public information, cessation programs, and prevention using data from NCI’s Smoking and Tobacco Control Program (STCP). Approaches at the individual level—such as school-based interventions, clinical approaches, and self-help—and at the social environment level—such as community mobilization and legislation—are discussed.
National Cancer Institute. Strategies to Control Tobacco Use in the United States: A Blueprint for Public Health Action in the 1990’s. Tobacco Control Monograph No. 1. Bethesda, MD: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Cancer Institute. NIH Pub. No. 92-3316, December 1991.
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