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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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UCLA Recieves $3M to Combat Secondhand Smoke in L.A. Apartment Buildings

The UCLA Center for Health Policy Research received a $3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to combat the effects of secondhand smoke on low-income Latino and black families living in Los Angeles-area apartment buildings,
MyNewsLA.com
added Oct 1, 2014 14:19
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HHS announces nearly $212 million in grants to prevent chronic diseases / Funded in part by the Affordable Care Act, grants focus on preventing tobacco use, obesity, diabetes, heart disease, and stroke

Funded in part by the Affordable Care Act, the awards will strengthen state and local programs aimed at fighting these chronic diseases, which are the leading causes of death and disability in the United States, and help lower our nation’s health care cos
US Dept. of Health and Human Services
added Sep 26, 2014 20:52
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Statement by Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell on CVS ending tobacco sales

We applaud CVS Health for becoming tobacco-free and ending the sale of cigarettes and tobacco products at its 7,700 CVS/pharmacy locations. CVS accomplished their goal one month ahead of their deadline of October 1. We also commend CVS Health on the lau
US Dept. of Health and Human Services
added Sep 3, 2014 17:00
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National Prevention Strategy

The National Prevention Strategy, released June 16, 2011, aims to guide our nation in the most effective and achievable means for improving health and well-being. ... The seven Priorities are: Tobacco Free Living
US Surgeon General Site (DHHS)
added Aug 16, 2014 11:50
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National Prevention Strategy

Aims to guide our nation in the most effective and achievable means for improving health and well-being. This Strategy envisions a prevention-oriented society where all sectors recognize the value of health for individuals, families, and society and work
US Surgeon General Site (DHHS)
added Aug 16, 2014 11:49
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