A1.5 Major reviews on smoking and health

Reports of the US Surgeon General

The first report of the Surgeon General’s Advisory Committee on Smoking and Health was published in 1964. To date, 34 reports on the health consequences of smoking have been released.

Featured reports of the US Surgeon General include:

National Cancer Institute's Tobacco Control Monograph Series

A series of comprehensive scientific reviews on tobacco use, treatment, and prevention to inform the work of researchers, clinicians and public health professionals.

International Agency for Research on Cancer

The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) is a specialised cancer agency of the World Health Organization that prduces and publishes monograph series, scientific papers, and cancer prevention handbooks.

California Environmental Protection Agency's Report on the Health Effects of Exposure to Environmental Tobacco Smoke

Describes the public’s exposure to environmental tobacco smoke and its adverse effects on human health.