Resources for Health Professionals
Tobacco Industry Documents
An archive of 14 million documents created by tobacco companies about their advertising, manufacturing, marketing, scientific research, and political activities hosted by UCSF Library and Center for Knowledge Management. View Industry Documents
CDC’s Best Practices for Comprehensive Tobacco Control Programs
An evidence-based guide to help states plan and establish effective tobacco control programs to prevent and reduce tobacco use.
View 2014 Edition
A free three-step plan that is based on personal experiences from ex-smokers as well as the latest scientific research from the experts at Mayo Clinic.
Cancer Control PLANET
A web portal which provides access to data and resources that can help researchers design, implement, and evaluate evidence-based cancer control programs.
Treatobacco.net is aimed towards clinicians, researchers, policy makers, and regulators. It provides independent, evidence-based information about the treatment of tobacco dependence under five categories: Demographics & Health, Efficacy, Health Economics, Policy, and Safety.
2014 Surgeon General Report on Smoking & Health
In January 2014, the Surgeon General released the 50th anniversary SGR on smoking and health. It highlights 50 years of progress in tobacco control and prevention, presents new data on the health consequences of tobacco use, and details initiatives that can end the tobacco use epidemic in the U.S.
Read the Report (PDF)
Training in Tobacco Use
Council for Tobacco Treatment Training Programs (CTTTP)
CTTTP is the accrediting body for tobacco treatment specialist training programs. A list of their accredited programs can be found below. Please contact individual training programs for information about conference or presentation speakers.
Tobacco Treatment Training Programs
Guides & Materials
NIDA InfoFacts: Cigarettes & Other Tobacco Products
A factsheet that discusses statistics associated with smoking and tobacco use, health hazards, new research, and treatments to help smokers quit.
American Cancer Society Guide to Quitting Smoking
View ACS Guide
Electronic Nicotine Devices (ENDs)
Often called e-cigareets, ENDs are battery powered products designed to deliver nicotine.
Learn more about ENDs in our infographic.
Myths About NRT Factsheet
View Factsheet (PDF)
South Carolina Tobacco-free Collaborative
A statewide assembly of leading health organizations, community coalitions, and businesses committed to eliminating the toll of tobacco has in South Carolina by providing resources and information on tobacco related policies to advocates, lawmakers, and concerned citizens.
Learn more about the South Carolina Tobacco-free Collaborative
Smoke Free Lowcountry
A local coalition that is committed to the reduction of tobacco use and exposure through public education and health policy advocacy.
Learn more about Smoke Free Lowcountry
Educational Tobacco Exhibits
MUSC’s History of Tobacco Policy education exhibits chronicle the evolution of cigarettes and document the globalization of the tobacco epidemic, public health reports, and policy regulations. They are purely educational and completely free to showcase.
Learn more about Educational Tobacco Exhibits at MUSC