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View Resource 2001 Surgeon General's Report—Women and Smoking

Released on Tuesday to considerable comment from the media, this new report from the US Surgeon General reveals that smoking has become a leading killer of American women in just two generations. Women now account for 39 percent of the country's smoking-related deaths, more than doubling the proportion of 1965. While the rate of adult women smokers has not changed much, that of teenaged girls has...
View Resource National Substance Abuse Web Index (NSAWI)

The National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information (NCADI) has developed the National Substance Abuse Web Index (NSAWI) to provide rapid access to high quality, authoritative information on substance abuse prevention and treatment. The NSAWI currently indexes all documents residing on 24 private and government Websites, including the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism...
View Resource NOVA Online: Search for a Safe Cigarette

The NOVA documentary "Search for a Safe Cigarette" recounts the tobacco industry's decades-long attempt to engineer a safer cigarette. This companion Web site offers a number of interesting and informative features, as well as a lesson plan for grades 5-8 and 9-12. The interactive feature titled Anatomy of a Cigarette offers a fascinating tour of the conventional cigarette and two "safer"...
View Resource The University of Wisconsin Center for Tobacco Research and Intervention

The Center for Tobacco Research and Intervention, founded in 1992 at the University of Wisconsin, has been a leader in researching tobacco dependence and its treatment, and their Web site contains information about their current and ongoing projects. Quite a bit of the site is devoted to providing educational material for the public, including a series of fact sheets on tobacco use in Wisconsin...