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State Restrictions of e-Cigarette Use Has Slowed

CDC researchers assessed 5 types of state and territorial laws: those that ban the use of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) and conventional tobacco smoking in restaurants, bars, and worksites; require a retail license to sell e-cigarettes; prohibit s
JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association
added Feb 14, 2018 03:29
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Truth Initiative: New report shows that Marlboro is one of the most influential brands among teenagers, raising significant concern on the proposed Marlboro branding of IQOS HeatSticks

The powerful influence of advertising and brands, particularly the Marlboro brand, on young people reaffirms our deep concern that Philip Morris International's IQOS product, which would be marketed by Altria in the U.S., would also include the introduct
PR Newswire
added Feb 2, 2018 17:50
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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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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 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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State-Specific Prevalence of Tobacco Product Use Among Adults — United States, 2014–2015

Differences in tobacco product use across states underscore the importance of implementing comprehensive tobacco control and prevention interventions to reduce tobacco use and tobacco-related disparities, including comprehensive smoke-free policies, toba
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Jan 31, 2018 16:19
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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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