Confronting America’s Smoking Pandemic
Part 4: Failures and Successes, 2000-2016
Part 4: Failures and Successes, 2000-2016
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Blum A. Confronting America’s Smoking Pandemic, Part 3: 1986–1999. Center for the Study of Tobacco and Society. https://csts.ua.edu/exhibitions/2015-pandemic/part-4-2000-2016/. 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