Health risks associated with cigar smoking.

  title={Health risks associated with cigar smoking.},
  author={Frank Baker and Stuart R Ainsworth and Joseph T. Dye and Corinne Crammer and Michael J. Thun and Dietrich Hoffmann and James L. Repace and Jack E. Henningfield and J. S. Slade and Jamie Pinney and Tom Shanks and David W. Burns and Gregory N. Connolly and Donald R Shopland},
  volume={284 6},
This article summarizes principal findings from a conference convened by the American Cancer Society in June 1998 to examine the health risks of cigar smoking. State-of-the-science reports were presented and 120 attendees (representing government and private agencies, academia, health educators, and tobacco control experts) participated in panels and summary development discussions. The following conclusions were reached by consensus: (1) rates of cigar smoking are rising among both adults and… CONTINUE READING


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