Tobacco Resources

Web Links

Tobacco ResourcesDuke Homestead
The former home of Washington Duke, one of the biggest tobacco giants in North Carolina. Now an historic site.
An objective site on news and history of tobacco.

North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services: Tobacco
Contains useful information on tobacco as a cash crop.

Office of the Surgeon General: Reports
The Surgeon General's website provides a list of reports, including several on smoking.

North Carolina Area Health Education Centers
The mission of the North Carolina AHEC Program is to meet the state's health and health workforce needs by providing educational programs in partnership with academic institutions, healthcare agencies, and other organizations committed to improving the health of the people of North Carolina.

The American Medical Association
The AMA was the first to publicize findings linking smoking to lung cancer.

American Lung Association
In addition to having general information on breathing and lung diseases, this site contains a link to a smoking cessation program.

Badger, Anthony. Prosperity Road: The New Deal, Tobacco, and North Carolina.
Chapel Hill: The U of North Carolina P, 1980.