Major tobacco control organizations.

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Action on Smoking and Health
UK charity provides history, factsheets, schools resources, discussion, policy and an extensive analysis of the tobacco industry based on internal memos.
American College of Chest Physicians
It's the chest physician, the cardiac specialist, or the oncologist, that breaks the prognosis to the family. This website goes to the response of the medical community to preventable disease and death.
International Union Against Cancer
Cigarette smoking is the greatest avoidable cause of disease and death in the world. This program aims to change attitudes to tobacco use in society and to promote a strategy to eradicate tobacco production, sales, promotion, and use. Conferences, tobacco control factsheets, publications, news.
Koop Institute
The C. Everett Koop Institute at Dartmouth has projects on tobacco, nicotine, addiction, public health.
Respiratory Health Association of Metropolitan Chicago
Respiratory Health Association of Metropolitan Chicago mission is to promote healthy lungs and fight lung disease through research, advocacy, and education.
SAVE: Empowering Survivors of Tobacco Sickness
Trains survivors of tobacco-related illness to speak with children and teens in schools and community groups about smoking and the effects of tobacco products.
Survivors and Victims Empowerment Project
The Survivors and Victims Empowerment program identifies, trains and works with tobacco survivors and acts as a resource for groups in North Carolina. Youth listen and learn when a survivor of a tobacco-related illness shares their story.
Tobacco Dependence Program
Dedicated to reducing the harm to health caused by tobacco, through education, treatment, research and advocacy; a program of the New Jersey School of Medicine and Dentistry. Cessation guidelines for individuals and clinicians; tobacco-free policies; chemical dependency and nicotine; consultation and training services.
Tobacco Free Initiative
World Health Organization provides information on tobacco's health impact, secondhand smoke, economics, youth, industry conduct, women and tobacco, and advocacy for tobacco policy change.
Tobacco Technical Assistance Consortium
TTAC builds capacity to achieve effective tobacco prevention and control programs and policies, by providing information and technical assistance.
Tobacco use in British Columbia
Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada. Summary of the "number one preventable cause of death in British Columbia, killing more than 5,800 people and costing the provincial government hundreds of millions of dollars annually."
VicHealth Centre for Tobacco Control
Conducts research and undertakes policy development work designed to advance tobacco control efforts in Australia and internationally. This site provides information about the centre and its research programs as well as links to important repositories of knowledge on tobacco control both in Australia and Internationally. It is designed for use by researchers, potential researchers, policy makers and advocates.

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