The Urgent Need to Change the Current Medical Approach on Tobacco Cessation in Latin America

Ponciano-Rodríguez, Guadalupe. (2010). The urgent need to change the current medical approach on tobacco cessation in Latin America. Salud Pública de México, 52(Suppl. 2), S366-S372.
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Despite the accumulation of scientific evidence confirming the health consequences of smoking and the new paradigm of smoking as a disease where nicotine is the drug that modifies the functional and morphological characteristics of the brain in dependent smokers, tobacco smoking continues as an important public health problem in many Latin American countries.