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U.S. Senate hearing on e-cigs — but “hearing” only one side

Talk about a Kangaroo Court: there was one “panel” set up to testify about the risks and benefits of e-cigs for our nation, and it was comprised of two “experts”: the CDC’s Tim McAfee, a zealot anti-e-cig spokesman, faithfully doing the bidding of Tom Fr
American Council on Science and Health (ACSH)
added May 16, 2014 16:43
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[Missouri] MARKAY: Federal Support for Anti-Tobacco Advocacy Raises Legal Questions

Funding provided by federal grants appear to have supported efforts to lobby state and local governments for greater restrictions on tobacco sales and usage in violation of restrictions on the use of federal funds for political or policy advocacy. The r
Washington Free Beacon
added Mar 12, 2014 00:45
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Former U.S. Secretaries of Health, Surgeons General, Directors of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Urge Lorillard, R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris to Stop Marketing and Selling Menthol Cigarettes

Calls on the Obama Administration to Let the FDA Act and Ban Menthol Flavoring in Cigarettes ... Citizens' Commission to Protect the Truth, a group of all living former U.S. Secretaries of Health, Education, and Welfare; U.S. Secretaries of Health and Hum
PR Newswire
added Mar 6, 2014 17:45
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More than 40 percent of middle and high schoolers who smoke use flavored little cigars or flavored cigarettes

More than two out of every five middle and high school students who smoke report using either flavored little cigars or flavored cigarettes, according to a report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published in the Journal of Adolescent He
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Oct 22, 2013 14:48
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Flavored small cigars found popular with teens

About 1 in 30 middle and high school pupils said they smoke the compact, sweet-flavored cigars. The percentages rise as students get older, to nearly 1 in 12 high school seniors, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported.
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 22, 2013 09:15
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[North Carolina] Woman in graphic anti-smoking ad dies from cancer

Terrie Hall died at a hospital in Winston-Salem, N.C., federal officials said. She was 53. "She was a public health hero," said Dr. Tom Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which conducted the campaign. "She may well have
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 17, 2013 07:18
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[Canada] Bidi and Hookah Use Among Canadian Youth: Findings From the 2010 Canadian Youth Smoking Survey [FREE FULL TEXT]

Although bidi use has not changed significantly among Canadian youth, the increase in hookah use warrants attention. Understanding the factors associated with use of bidis and hookahs can inform the development of tobacco use prevention programs to addres
Preventing Chronic Disease (National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC)
added May 17, 2013 13:12
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CDC smoking chief says awareness, use of electronic cigarettes underscores need for regulation

Increased awareness and use of electronic cigarettes in the U.S. outlined in a study released Thursday highlights the need for government regulation and evaluation, the head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's office on smoking and health
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 28, 2013 13:58
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Mentally Ill Smoke 30% of All Cigarettes

MedPage Today
added Feb 6, 2013 12:36
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380000 U.S. deaths yearly due to smoking

Death attributable to smoking is declining, with 200,000 such deaths anually for U.S. men, and 180,000 for women, researchers said.
UPI
added Jun 12, 2012 19:38
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