Facts

The University of Wisconsin Center for Tobacco Research and Intervention (UW-CTRI) is nationally recognized for its tobacco research into tobacco treatment and how to improve the effectiveness of community, state and national responses to reduce the emotional, physical, and financial consequences of smoking.
The American Lung Association’s (ALA) State of Tobacco Control 2013 is a report card that evaluates state and federal tobacco control policies by comparing them against targets based on the most current, recognized criteria for effective tobacco control measures, and translating each state’s relative progress into a letter grade of A through F. A grade of “A” is assigned for excellent tobacco control policies while an “F” indicates inadequate policies.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Tobacco Control State Highlights 2012
Resources and materials for healthcare professionals to increase smoking cessation interventions by various groups and in various settings.
NICE Pathways- available at www.TreatTobacco.net
Treatobacco.net is a unique source of evidence-based data and practical support for the treatment of tobacco dependence. It is aimed at physicians, nurses, pharmacists, dentists, psychologists, researchers, policy makers, regulators and anyone interested in the personal and public health issues connected with tobacco use around the world.
Smoking cessation guidelines for health professionals.
Updates and resources on the implementation of the WHO FCTC, the first UN treaty focused on a public health issue.
International surveillance on tobacco use and policy resources by regions and countries.
The Institute of Medicine (IOM) is an independent, nonprofit organization that works outside of government to provide unbiased and authoritative advice to decision makers and the public.

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