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Published by U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Office on Smoking and Health, For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in [Atlanta, Ga.?], Washington, D.C .
Written in English

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  • Teenagers -- Tobacco use -- United States -- Prevention,
  • Tobacco use -- United States -- Prevention,
  • Tobacco -- United States -- Physiological effect

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ContributionsUnited States. Public Health Service. Office of the Surgeon General., United States. Office on Smoking and Health.
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 314 p. :
Number of Pages314
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17788307M
OCLC/WorldCa32472137

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  3) A booklet of “Preventing Tobacco Use Among Youth and Young Adults: We Can Make the Next Generation Tobacco Free”. This easy-to-read booklet aimed to parents, schools and community public health practitioners contains highlights from the Surgeon General’s report on tobacco use among youth and teens ages 12 through 17 and young. Preventing the initiation of tobacco use is a national public health priority. 1. Tobacco use is the single most preventable cause of disease, disability, and death in the United States, and nearly all tobacco use begins during youth and young adulthood. Furthermore, cigarette smoking by . "This publication is adapted from Preventing tobacco use among young people, a report of the Surgeon General released by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in "- . Introduction. Tobacco use is a global epidemic among young people. As with adults, it poses a serious health threat to youth and young adults in the United States and has significant implications for this nation’s public and economic health in the future (Perry et al. ; Kessler ).The impact of cigarette smoking and other tobacco use on chronic disease, which accounts for 75% of.

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The latest research shows that concurrent use of multiple tobacco products is common among young people, and suggest that smokeless tobacco use is increasing among White males. An important element of this Surgeon General's report is the review of the health conse-quences of tobacco use by young people. Growing Up Tobacco Free provides a readable explanation of nicotine's effects and the process of addiction, and documents the search for an effective approach to preventing the use of cigarettes, chewing and spitting tobacco, and snuff by children and youths. It covers the results of recent initiatives to limit young people's access to tobacco. Therefore, it is clearly an important public health goal to delay the initiation of alcohol use among young adolescents for the benefit of their current and long-term health. To develop effective programs to prevent alcohol use among young adolescents, it is necessary to first identify the causes of use. Preventing tobacco use among young people: A report of the Surgeon General. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Office on Smoking and Health.