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Statement by HHS Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell on Senate confirmation of Dr. Robert Califf as FDA Commissioner

I look forward to working with Dr. Califf to ensure the FDA can carry out every aspect of its critical mission;... to protecting the nation’s food supply and implementing its oversight of tobacco products
US Dept. of Health and Human Services
added Feb 24, 2016 19:21
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Fed agencies want tobacco packaging lawsuit tossed

Two federal health agencies have filed — as expected — for a dismissal of a lawsuit by the Big Three tobacco manufacturers that aims to prevent implementation of new packaging guidelines. The Food and Drug Administration and Department of Health and Huma
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 9, 2015 20:06
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Capitol Notebook: Maine DHHS a no-show for tobacco-fund hearings

Lawmakers reviewing the Fund for a Healthy Maine have been frustrated that staffers from the Department of Health and Human Services have refused to appear before their committee. Rep. Roberta Beavers, a South Berwick Democrat, was among those annoyed th
Falmouth (ME) Forecaster
added Nov 16, 2015 22:18
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78 groups call for tobacco education in head start programs public education youth/young adults

we’re leading the charge with 77 other non-profit and government agencies, corporations and individuals to urge the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to include tobacco control measures as part of Head Start: the program that promotes sc
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Sep 18, 2015 11:45
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DEFENDANTS’ AND POST-JUDGMENT PARTIES REGARDING REMEDIES’ RESPONSE TO PLAINTIFFS’ MOTION TO REINSTATE THE DESCRIPTOR BAN

should a Tobacco Company obtain approval...to use a prohibited descriptor or other modified health claim...may seek an order from this Court stating that use of the approved language in compliance with the Secretary’s order would not violate Order #1015
Tobacco On Trial
added Sep 11, 2015 12:33
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MURTHY: Working Toward a Tobacco-Free Generation: 51 Years of Progress

With the release of the 50th anniversary report, we directly called on all sectors of society to help make the next generation tobacco-free. Our partners answered that call with remarkable action. These are just a few examples of the incredible work done
US Dept. of Health and Human Services
added Feb 7, 2015 23:16
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[West Virginia] Bowling: higher tobacco tax would lower smoking rates

Department of Health and Human Resources Secretary Karen Bowling agreed Tuesday that raising state tobacco taxes would reduce the state’s high rates of smoking and tobacco use. ..answering a question raised by Sen. Jeff Kessler, D-Marshall, about the eff
Charleston (WV) Gazette
added Jan 28, 2015 13:38
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GLANTZ: Obama DHHS should look beyond economists when assessing consumer surplus

At a minimum, behavioural scientists and neurobiologists need to be among the experts evaluating the government’s approach to these issues.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jan 16, 2015 15:01
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[New Hampshire] Tobacco sales to youth rose in NH in 2014, DHHS report shows

ased a little more than 1 percent, rising to 12.9 percent in 2014 from 11.9 percent the year before, according to the N.H. Department of Health and Human Services. Max Sullivan photoStatistics show tobacco sales to youth increased a little more than 1 per
Portsmouth (NH) Herald
added Jan 11, 2015 02:35
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HHS Releases 13th Report on Carcinogens

Four substances have been added ...cumene, used to make phenol and acetone, and also found in fuel products and tobacco smoke...ortho-Toluidine Known to be a human carcinogen... found in tobacco smoke
Environmental Health Perspectives (NIEHS)
added Oct 3, 2014 02:00
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