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Main Title Preventing tobacco use among youth and young adults : a report of the Surgeon General.
Publisher U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Office of the Surgeon General, For sale by the Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Publishing Office
Year Published 2012
OCLC Number 775733828
ISBN 9780160905445; 0160905443; 9780160905681; 0160905680
Subjects Tobacco use--Prevention ; Youth--Tobacco use--United States--Prevention ; Smoking--United States--Prevention ; Smoking Prevention--https://idnlmnihgov/mesh/D000074606 ; Adolescent--https://idnlmnihgov/mesh/D000293 ; Smoking Cessation--https://idnlmnihgov/mesh/D016540 ; Smoking--adverse effects--https://idnlmnihgov/mesh/D012907Q000009 ; Smoking--epidemiology--https://idnlmnihgov/mesh/D012907Q000453 ; Tobacco Industry--https://idnlmnihgov/mesh/D019460 ; Young Adult--https://idnlmnihgov/mesh/D055815 ; United States--https://idnlmnihgov/mesh/D014481 ; Youth--Tobacco use--Prevention
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ELBM  HV5745.P7355 2012 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 09/15/2020
Collation xiv, 899 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 28 cm
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
Introduction, summary, and conclusions -- The health consequences of tobacco use among young people -- The epidemiology of tobacco use among young people in the United States and worldwide -- Appendices -- Social, environmental, cognitive, and genetic influences on the use of tobacco among youth -- The tobacco industry's influences on the use of tobacco among youth -- Efforts to prevent and reduce tobacco use among young people -- A vision for ending the tobacco epidemic. This Surgeon General's report details the causes and the consequences of tobacco use among youth and young adults by focusing on the social, environmental, advertising, and marketing influences that encourage youth and young adults to initiate and sustain tobacco use. This is the first time tobacco data on young adults as a discrete population have been explored in detail. The report also highlights successful strategies to prevent young people from using tobacco.