The Health Consequences of Involuntary Exposure to Tobacco Smoke: A Report of the Surgeon General
June 27, 2006
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- Press Release [En Español]
- Remarks by Admiral John Agwunobi, HHS Assistant Secretary for Health, at the Launch of the Report
- Remarks by the Surgeon General at the Launch of the Report - Vice Admiral Richard H. Carmona, M.D., M.P.H., FACS
- Executive Summary (PDF) – The executive summary version of the report is a technical publication that includes excerpts from the complete report. [434KB]
- Full Report – The complete text of the report in sections. [PDFs]
- Download the Report (PDF) as a single file [24.5 MB]
- Secondhand Smoke: What It Means To You (PDF) - This booklet explains the report and how individuals can take action to improve their health. [11.6 MB] (En Espanol) [PDF 1.1 MB]
- Fact Sheets:
- What Is Secondhand Smoke?
- 6 Major Conclusions of the Surgeon General Report
- Secondhand Smoke Is Toxic and Poisonous
- There is No Risk-Free Level of Exposure
- Children are Hurt by Secondhand Smoke
- How to Protect Yourself and Your Loved Ones from Secondhand Smoke
- Secondhand Smoke Exposure in the Home
- Secondhand Smoke Exposure in the Workplace
- 29 Surgeon General's Reports on Smoking and Health, 1964-2006
- Involuntary Smoking Database - The database enables users to explore the data and studies supporting the conclusions in the report.
- smokefree.gov (Health and Human Services)
Smokefree.gov provides accurate, up-to-date information and professional assistance to help support the immediate and long-term needs of people trying to quit smoking.
- Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality)
This U.S. Public Health Service clinical practice guideline issued in June 2000 contains evidence-based information on first-line pharmacologic therapies and counseling that help patients quit using tobacco.
- Tobacco Information and Prevention Source (TIPS) (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
Publications, data and statistics, educational materials, public health information campaigns, and more from the Office on Smoking and Health.