51. What's New in 2008? 2000 Recommendations Changed for 2008 (Continued)

Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence: 2008 Update
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Noncigarette Tobacco Users:

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2000 Guideline: Recommendation: Smokeless/spit tobacco users should be identified, strongly urged to quit, and treated with the same counseling cessation interventions recommended for smokers. (Strength of Evidence = B).

2008 Guideline Update: Recommendation: Smokeless tobacco users should be identified, strongly urged to quit, and provided counseling cessation interventions. (Strength of Evidence = A).


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