September 15, 2020
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Scholarly conversation: Smoking health risks timeline
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⟶ Updated 28 Jan 2019 ⟶
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1964 report on the health risks of smoking, including lung cancer.
Study shows relaxation and addiction are motives for smoking
Argument for psychological definition of addiction in tobacco and drug treatment.
Smoking cessation programs studied and assessed.
More assessment of smoking cessation programs.
Assessment of phone-in smoking cessation programs.
Harms and benefits of e-cigarettes debated.
1998: Major tobacco companies pay billions in legal settlement.
Study on effects of e-cigarettes.
One-year increase of 78% in e-cigarette use by high school students.
Death of Surgeon General Terry Luther, who called for and published the 1964 report.
Thousands of scholarly articles on the health effects of e-cigarettes are currently being published.
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