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Cigarette Brand Preference and Pro-Tobacco Advertising Among Middle and High School Students — United States, 2012–2016

Marlboro, Newport, and Camel were the most commonly reported usual brands smoked by middle and high school current (past 30-day) cigarette smokers. In 2016, these three brands accounted for 73.1% and 78.7% of current cigarette smokers in middle and high s
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Feb 2, 2018 00:18
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CDC Report: Marlboro, Newport and Camel Are Three Most Popular Cigarette Brands Among Youth Smokers

This report is further evidence that Philip Morris and Reynolds American cannot be taken seriously when they claim to be reformed, responsible companies that don’t market to kids. Responsible companies wouldn’t have a corner on the youth cigarette market
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Feb 2, 2018 16:56
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CDC Director’s Investment in Tobacco, Drug Companies Baffles Ethics Experts

“So without that sort of ethics guidance from the Office of Government Ethics, and no ethics agreement signed, Fitzgerald just operated as if she were a regular citizen, trading and buying in stocks that pose a direct conflict of interest for her role as
Scientific American
added Feb 1, 2018 23:49
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[Georgia (Country)] The scandal that just forced the CDC director to resign, explained

Fitzgerald has publicly dedicated her career to fighting tobacco, but Politico uncovered that her private investments in the industry date back much further than her current posting.
Vox Media
added Feb 1, 2018 23:46
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Trump’s CDC Director Steps Down After Tobacco Stock Scandal

Tom Frieden, former CDC director under President Barack Obama, defended Fitzgerald on Twitter, saying that he talked to her and believes her when she says she was unaware her financial manager had made a tobacco-company investment. “She understands that
Bloomberg News
added Feb 1, 2018 03:15
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U.S. public health chief quits over financial conflicts

A physician and former commissioner of the Georgia Department of Public Health, Fitzgerald is the second high-profile health official in the year-old Republican Trump administration to leave over financial and ethical questions. She leaves as the countr
Reuters
added Feb 1, 2018 01:46
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VIDEO: CDC Director Fitzgerald resigns

Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald, director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, resigned her position on Wednesday. The move comes one day after Politico reported Fitzgerald's purchase of tobacco stock after she assumed the position of the nation's
CNN
added Jan 31, 2018 16:12
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Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald, C.D.C. Director, Resigns Over Tobacco and Other Investments

In a statement, Alex Azar, the newly appointed secretary of Health and Human Services, announced the resignation of the director, Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald, citing her “complex financial interests that have imposed a broad recusal limiting her ability to com
New York Times
added Jan 31, 2018 16:08
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CDC: Almost 30% of US Vets Use Tobacco

Overall, the use of tobacco is higher among vets than non-vets across every age group except men ages 50 and older... “Lowering the rate of smoking among veterans is a public health and mental health priority among the Veterans Health Administration. said
American Cancer Society
added Feb 23, 2018 16:57
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[Georgia] Trump's top health official traded tobacco stock while leading anti-smoking efforts

CDC Director Brenda Fitzgerald bought shares in a global tobacco giant even as her previous holdings were under review...Purchases included between $1,001 and $15,000 of Japan Tobacco, one of the largest such companies in the world, which sells four toba
Politico
added Jan 31, 2018 16:02
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