Items of Interest: Report

Monograph 23 in the Tobacco Control Monograph series, “Treating Smoking in Cancer Patients: An Essential Component of Cancer Care”

is now available from the National Cancer Institute (NCI).  This monograph presents evidence on:

• Smoking and the biology of cancer. 

Smoking Cessation: A Report of the Surgeon General's Chapter 6, entitled “Interventions for Smoking Cessation and Treatments for Nicotine Dependence” discuses:

The Truth Initiative has put together fact sheets for each state highlighting the most up-to-date information on tobacco use, tobacco policies, state funding for prevention and quitting programs and more.

The 2019 CDC Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) results are now available here. The Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) to supplement the 2019 YRBS tobacco use results can be found here: Tobacco Product Use Among High School Students.