51. What's New in 2008? 2000 Recommendations Changed for 2008 (Continued)
Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence: 2008 Update
Noncigarette Tobacco Users:
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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