Smoking, tobacco & health a fact book.

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Pubic Health Service, Office on Smoking and Health, For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in [Rockville, Md.?], Washington, D.C .

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  • Cigarette habit -- United States.,
  • Smoking -- United States.,
  • Tobacco -- Physiological effect.

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SeriesDHHS publication -- no. (PHS) 80-50150.
ContributionsUnited States. Office on Smoking and Health.
The Physical Object
Pagination36 p. :
Number of Pages36
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18018797M

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