The American Cancer Society public health statement on eliminating combustible tobacco use in the United States

  title={The American Cancer Society public health statement on eliminating combustible tobacco use in the United States},
  author={Clifford E. Douglas and Rosie Mae Henson and Jeffrey Drope and Richard C Wender},
  journal={CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians},
Introduction Eliminating cancer caused by tobacco use is the highest public health priority of the American Cancer Society (ACS). Cigarette smoking is the leading cause of cancer mortality in the United States, accounting for as much as 98% of all tobacco-related deaths. The 50th anniversary Surgeon General’s Report calls for the rapid elimination of the use of all combusted tobacco products and states: “The burden of death and disease from tobacco use in the United States is overwhelmingly… 
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