50th Anniversary Surgeon General's Report on Smoking & Health-University Health Services - Carnegie Mellon University

Thursday, January 16, 2014

50th Anniversary Surgeon General's Report on Smoking & Health

Surgeon General’s Report on Smoking & Health—50th Anniversary: 1964-2014

2014 marks the 50th anniversary of the first Surgeon General’s Report on Smoking and Health.  Watch the press conference and join the conversation. The event will be Webcast live at http://whitehouse.gov/live on Friday, January 17th at 9:30 a.m. EST. The event will be live-tweeted by @CDCTobaccoFree and @Surgeon_General as well!  #SGR50

Tobacco use remains the single largest preventable cause of disease and premature death in the U.S., yet more than 46 million Americans still smoke. However, more than half of these smokers have attempted to quit for at least one day in the past year.

Quitting is hard, but you can increase your chances of success with help.  If you know someone who's thinking about quitting, check out the free resources we offer to CMU students, staff and faculty.