The 2010 Surgeon General’s report contains important new information about how tobacco smoke causes disease. The report makes it clear why we must protect others from tobacco smoke, especially children and pregnant women. It also helps explain why it is so important to quit smoking …and why now is the time to quit.
This Report of the Surgeon General on how tobacco smoke causes disease includes the contributions of 64 health experts. The full report is more than 700 pages long. It is written for a scientific audience. A summary of the report has a message for everyone. Please share it with your family, friends, and coworkers.
Smoking cigarettes can kill you. This report is important because it reveals new scientific findings about how deadly cigarettes are and how quickly they can damage your body. This new research also suggests that tobacco companies have altered cigarettes to make them more addictive. Cigarettes are deadly.