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Interview with Madeleine Solomon: Changing the culture of smoking

Following the 50th anniversary of the 1964 Surgeon General's Report on Smoking and Health, the first federal document that had ever linked smoking tobacco to lung cancer and heart disease, the Emory Report interviewed Madeleine Solomon Director of Policy and Community Programs at the Emory Centers for Training and Technical Assistance.

Solomon provides her expert perspective on the significance of the anniversary of this report, how the culture of smoking has changed in her lifetime, and why those changes have occurred. She also reflects on successes from her work with state health departments, foundations and coalitions across the nation and abroad and why tobacco become the focus of her thirty years as a as a public health educator, advocate and lobbyist.

>>Read the full interview here.