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Video: Public health expert featured in CDC's 50th anniversary Surgeon General's report

Madeleine Solomon, director of Policy and Community Programs for the Tobacco Technical Assistance Consortium (TTAC) at Emory's Rollins School of Public Health, was selected by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as an expert voice to commemorate the 50th Anniversary Surgeon General's Report on Smoking and Health.

"Despite significant progress since the first Surgeon General's report, issued 50 years ago, smoking remains the single largest cause of preventable disease and death in the United States," explains Solomon. "We know what works in tobacco control. In order to eliminate the toll of tobacco on our country in the next 50 years, we must continue to dedicate resources and support in states and communities to help smokers quit and prevent the next generation of smokers from ever starting."

Read more here, or watch the video below.