A Timeline in Four Parts
Part 1: 1939–1966
Part 2: 1967–1985
Part 3: 1986–1999
Part 4: 2000–2016
Dr. Alan Blum and Cancer Network partnered to assemble a four-part slideshow series addressing the history of America’s smoking epidemic.
Part 1: From Early Evidence to Global Battle, 1939–1966
Part 2: An Era of Activism, 1967–1985
Part 3: Regulation, Legislation, Litigation, 1986–1999
Part 4: Failures and Successes 2000–2016
This slideshow was initially published at cancernetwork.com
Blum A. Confronting America’s Smoking Pandemic. Center for the Study of Tobacco and Society. https://csts.ua.edu/exhibitions/2015-pandemic/. Published March 7, 2017.
Dr. Alan Blum, MD
Professor and Gerald Leon Wallace, MD, Endowed Chair in Family Medicine
College of Community Health Sciences
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487