Reduce current tobacco use in adolescents — TU‑04 Healthy People in Action

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Successful Collaboration Reduces Tobacco Use in Minnesota

Posted on March 19, 2019 by ODPHP

Tobacco use is the single most preventable cause of disease in the United States. It causes more deaths than HIV, drug and alcohol misuse, motor vehicle accidents, suicide, and murder combined. In the state of Minnesota, smoking is responsible for more than $3 billion in annual health care costs and contributes to more than 6,000 deaths each year.