Resources for Health Professionals

Calendar with a burnt cigarette pinned to a day that says Time to Quit.

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

Evidence-Based Programs 

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. 

Government Reports

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.

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.
NIDA Factsheet

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)

Community Organizations

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