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CPSTF Findings for Tobacco

The following table includes alphabetized lists of intervention approaches reviewed by the Community Preventive Services Task Force with summaries of the CPSTF finding for each (definitions of findings). Click a linked review title to read a summary of the evidence and access supporting materials, and where available, link to Research-tested Intervention Programs (RTIPs). This table does not include inactive or archived reviews.

Intervention
Outcomes Addressed
CPSTF Finding
Community Education to Reduce Secondhand Smoke Exposure in the Home Secondhand Smoke Exposure A yellow diamond means that the CPSTF issued an insufficient evidence finding for this interventionInsufficient Evidence
February 2000
Comprehensive Tobacco Control Programs Cessation
Initiation
Secondhand Smoke Exposure
A green circle means that the CPSTF Recommends implementing this interventionRecommended (strong evidence)
August 2014
Internet-Based Cessation Interventions Cessation A yellow diamond means that the CPSTF issued an insufficient evidence finding for this interventionInsufficient Evidence
December 2011
Interventions to Increase the Unit Price for Tobacco Products Cessation
Health Disparities
Initiation
A green circle means that the CPSTF Recommends implementing this interventionRecommended (strong evidence)
November 2012
Mass Media - Cessation Contests Cessation A yellow diamond means that the CPSTF issued an insufficient evidence finding for this interventionInsufficient Evidence
May 2000
Mass-Reach Health Communication Interventions Cessation
Initiation
A green circle means that the CPSTF Recommends implementing this interventionRecommended (strong evidence)
April 2013
Mobile Phone-Based Cessation Interventions Cessation A green circle means that the CPSTF Recommends implementing this interventionRecommended (sufficient evidence)
December 2011
Quitline Interventions Cessation A green circle means that the CPSTF Recommends implementing this interventionRecommended (strong evidence)
August 2012
Reducing Out-of-Pocket Costs for Evidence-Based Cessation Treatments Cessation A green circle means that the CPSTF Recommends implementing this interventionRecommended (strong evidence)
August 2012
Smoke-Free Policies Cessation
Initiation
Secondhand Smoke Exposure
A green circle means that the CPSTF Recommends implementing this interventionRecommended (strong evidence)
November 2012
Incentives and Competitions to Increase Smoking Cessation Among Workers
When Used Alone Cessation A yellow diamond means that the CPSTF issued an insufficient evidence finding for this interventionInsufficient Evidence
June 2005
When Combined with Additional Interventions Cessation A green circle means that the CPSTF Recommends implementing this interventionRecommended (strong evidence)
June 2005
Restricting Minors' Access to Tobacco Products
Active Enforcement of Sales Laws Directed at Retailers When Used Alone Initiation A yellow diamond means that the CPSTF issued an insufficient evidence finding for this interventionInsufficient Evidence
June 2001
Community Education About Youth Access to Tobacco Products When Used Alone Initiation A yellow diamond means that the CPSTF issued an insufficient evidence finding for this interventionInsufficient Evidence
June 2001
Community Mobilization with Additional Interventions Initiation A green circle means that the CPSTF Recommends implementing this interventionRecommended (sufficient evidence)
June 2001
Laws Directed at Minors' Purchase, Possession, or Use of Tobacco Products When Used Alone Initiation A yellow diamond means that the CPSTF issued an insufficient evidence finding for this interventionInsufficient Evidence
June 2001
Retailer Education with Reinforcement and Information on Health Consequences When Used Alone Initiation A yellow diamond means that the CPSTF issued an insufficient evidence finding for this interventionInsufficient Evidence
June 2001
Retailer Education without Reinforcement When Used Alone Initiation A yellow diamond means that the CPSTF issued an insufficient evidence finding for this interventionInsufficient Evidence
June 2001
Sales Laws Directed at Retailers When Used Alone Initiation A yellow diamond means that the CPSTF issued an insufficient evidence finding for this interventionInsufficient Evidence
June 2001