and Smoking Information
numbers: 344.054; 362.296; 363.4; 394.14; 613.85; 616.865]
General Tobacco Links
From All Sides - http://SmokingSides.com/
This page attempts to present both sides in the smoking debate. Sections
include: Health Aspects, Statistics, Tobacco News, Tobacco History, "Unfortunately
for my quest for a balanced page, the anti-smoking position seems to be
overwhelmingly more prevalent than the pro-smoking position on the net."
BBS - http://www.tobacco.org/
Tobacco BBS is a free resource center focusing on tobacco and smoking issues.
It features tobacco news, information, assistance for smokers trying to
quit, alerts for tobacco control advocates, and open debate on the wide
spectrum of issues concerning tobacco, nicotine, cigarettes and cigars.
Tobacco History and Advertising
Tobacco Wars - http://bsd.mojones.com/mother_jones/MJ96/tobacco_timeline2.html
Mother Jones magazine series on the history of tobacco and the controversies
associated with it. Covers all aspects of the crop and tobacco products.
Click on "side-stories" to get extra information as you scan the article.
TobaccoLeaf: The International Tobacco Growers' Association is the voice
of thousands of tobacco farmers all over the world. Includes the facts
and figures about the production. Tobacco has great economic and social
importance in many developing and developed countries. TobaccoLeaf offers
you the farmers' viewpoint.
Tobacco and Health
Cancer Institute FactBook - http://www.nci.nih.gov/public/factbook98/index.html
A guidebook on cancer related information prepared by a government agency:
National Cancer Institute. Includes useful statistics and trends sections.
on Smoking and Health - http://ash.org/
Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) is a national organization devoted solely
to the problems of smoking and to protecting nonsmokers' rights, Offering
a lot of information about the politics of smoking and tobacco.
Fact Sheets - http://www.americanheart.org/statistics/biostats/
Heart attacks and strokes affect people of all ages and races. This page
offers statistical information on populations and risk factors (including
tobacco), plus additional areas of related interest. (American Heart Association)
Great American Smokeout - http://www.cancer.org/docroot/SPC/SPC_0.asp
The annual Great American Smokeout Day takes place on the third Thursday
in November. Plan Your Quit Day helps smokers decide, prepare, and follow
through with the decision to quit, while the Complete Guide to Quitting
provides them with information on medicines, methods, withdrawals, weight
gain, stress, and more help. Other links offer ways to curb nicotine cravings
and to enhance the length and quality of his or her life. (American Cancer
Tobacco Product Information
and Cancer - Some Important Papers - http://www.cigargroup.com/faq/health/
A report that gives the summaries of a number of research studies about
the affect of cigar smoking and cancer.
Reference Guide - http://galen.library.ucsf.edu/tobacco/docs/html/1300.02/index.html
A 35 page document from the Brown & Williamson archive which gives
a list of the additives used in smoking tobacco and background on them.
Morris USA - http://www.philipmorrisusa.com
The Web site of the tobacco manufacturing giant. This site has links to
such topics as: About Us (mission & values, company information, careers,
and press room); Our Products (ingredients in cigarettes, tar & nicotine
numbers, and making our cigarettes); Health Issues (cigarette smoking and
disease, addiction, quitting smoking, low tar cigarettes, secondhand smoke,
and Surgeon General reports); Responsible Marketing (Tobacco Settlement
Agreement and marketing practices); Policies, Practices & Positions
(youth smoking prevention, community involvement, litter, environment,
legislation & regulation, public place smoking, and suppliers); and
Customer Service links.
Tobacco Law and Politics
and Tobacco - http://www.fda.gov/opacom/campaigns/tobacco.html
Press releases, fact sheets, and regulations of tobacco sales to children.
This site has a lot of information related to laws and regulation relating
of Omission - http://bsd.mojones.com/mother_jones/MJ96/saletan1.html
A Mother Jones magazine article, which addresses the question: "How
long can religious conservatives go on about protecting kids from dangerous
drugs without saying anything about smoking?" Contains background information
on tobacco and politics.
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