- FDA Unveils Final Cigarette Warning Labels On June 21, 2011, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) unveiled the nine graphic health warnings required to appear on every pack of cigarettes sold in the United States and in every cigarette advertisement.
- Tobacco Regulation Impact Report - November 2010
- This study utilized data from the Client Data System for the
period July 2007 through December 2009 and surveys from the County Planning
System. The tobacco regulation became effective on July 24, 2008. In summary,
after carefully reviewing data from multiple sources the impact of the tobacco
regulation appears to be minimal, while the long-term positive effect for
patients and staff appears to be quite promising. For additional
information, please contact Peggy Bonneau at PeggyBonneau@oasas.ny.gov or call (518) 485-2337.
- Preventing Tobacco Use Among Youth and Young Adults: A Report of the Surgeon General - This report elucidates in powerful detail the factors that lead youth and young adults to initiate tobacco use, and the devastating health and economic impact of that decision on our nation as well as on individuals, their families, and their communities.
- 2010 Surgeon General's Report - How Tobacco Smoke Causes Disease: The Biology and Behavioral Basis for Smoking-Attributable Disease - U.S. Surgeon General's report that details new findings on how tobacco smoke damages the human body and leads to disease and death.
1 Billion Tobacco Deaths This Century? - February 7, 2008, WebMD Medical News
- DOH Awards $4 Million Grant to Help OASAS Treatment Sites Go Tobacco-Free - March 13, 2008, Dept. of Health Press Release
- Nicotine Dependence: 2006 - January 24, 2008, The National Survey on Drug Use and Health Report.
- Declines in Hospital Admissions for Acute Myocardial Infarction in New York State After Implementation of a Comprehensive Smoking Ban - November 2007, Vol 97, No. 11 | American Journal of Public Health
- Mortality in Relation to Smoking: 50 Years' Observations on Male British Doctors - Published online June 22, 2004, BMJ