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Government Reports

WHO MortalityWorld Health Organization Global Report: Mortality Attributable to Tobacco: This 2012 report provides information by country on the proportion of adult deaths attributable to tobacco by major communicable and non-communicable causes by age and sex.


US Public Health ServiceU.S. Surgeon General’s Report: The Health Consequences of Smoking: This 2004 report of the Surgeon General on the health effects of smoking returns to the topic of active smoking and disease, the focus of the first Surgeon General’s report published in 1964.


US Public Health ServiceU.S. Surgeon General’s Report: How Tobacco Smoke Causes Disease: The Biology and Behavioral Basis for Smoking Attributable Disease: This 2010 report of the Surgeon General is a comprehensive, scientific discussion of how mainstream secondhand smoke exposures damage the human body.


FDAThe Harmful and Potentially Harmful Constituents in Tobacco Products and Tobacco Smoke: This FDA document provides a comprehensive list of the established 93 harmful and potentially harmful constituents in tobacco products and smoke and provides guidance on how companies can comply with the requirement to report on the quantities of potentially harmful chemicals in tobacco products.


NIDA Tobacco AddictionNational Institute on Drug Abuse: Tobacco Addiction: This report discusses the harmful effects of tobacco use, risks associated with pregnancy and adolescents, as well as best practices for the prevention and treatment of tobacco addiction.


MedlineHealth Risks of Smoking or Using Smokeless Tobacco: Learn about the negative health effects caused by smoking and smokeless tobacco from this Medline Plus webpage created by the National Institutes of Health.


By Condition

Smoker's BodyThe Smoker’s Body: This World Health Organization graphic illustrates some of the harmful effects of tobacco use on the body.


American Cancer SocietyTobacco and Cancer:  The American Cancer Society provides information on tobacco use and its harmful health effects.


American Heart AssociationSmoking and Cardiovascular Disease: The American Heart Association illustrates how smoking causes heart disease.


Center for Disease ControlTobacco Use and Pregnancy: CDC provides information on the effects of smoking during pregnancy.


Lung Cancer Statistics


General

The Tobacco AtlasMale Deaths Attributed to Tobacco Use Globally: The Tobacco Atlas provides an interactive map that shows the prevalence of male deaths due to tobacco use by country.

Female Deaths Attributed to Tobacco Use Globally: The Tobacco Atlas provides an interactive map that shows the prevalence of female deaths due to tobacco use by country.


World Health OrganizationTobacco Fact Sheet: This World Health Organization fact sheet provides tobacco use data on death, illness, and impoverishment.