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Of Course Trump's Health Secretary Is a Friend of Big Tobacco

Price (R-Ga.), who was confirmed as health and human services secretary by a 52-47 vote in the Senate early Friday morning, has repeatedly voted against bills that could harm big tobacco. At the same time, he's received thousands of dollars in political c
Mother Jones Magazine
added Feb 10, 2017 15:17

Tobacco Press Conference

In 2009, a bipartisan Congressional act entrusted FDA to regulate the manufacturing, distribution and marketing of tobacco products in order to protect public health. With that authority, today we are taking significant steps to do just that. We are pr
US Dept. of Health and Human Services
added May 5, 2016 18:45

Regulatory Agenda / A Proposed Rule by the Health and Human Services Department on 01/07/2014

286. “Tobacco Products” Subject to the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, as Amended by the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act … 287. Requirements for the Testing and Reporting of Tobacco Product Constituents, Ingredients, and Additives
Federal Register
added Jan 7, 2014 16:37

[USA] China, US launch smoke-free workplace campaign

Chinese and US health authorities on Friday launched a joint program to promote 100-percent smoke-free workplaces in order to protect employees from the negative health effects of tobacco use.
China Daily (cn)
added Sep 7, 2012 11:28

VIDEO: Feds announce much tougher e-cigarette, cigar rule

New federal rules announced Thursday have the potential to upend the multibillion-dollar electronic cigarette industry just as it is attempting to position itself as an alternative to traditional cigarettes
USA Today
added May 5, 2016 21:40

[USA] THUNDERCLAP: World No Tobacco Day

if we don’t reduce current smoking rates in the U.S., nearly 5.6 million children alive today will die early from smoking. Help us support an America – and a world – without smoking. Together we can make the next generation tobacco-free.
US Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)
added May 28, 2014 19:05

Obama Take 2: Tobacco, Obesity Key in Second Term

Obama and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) plan to release a number of new initiatives in these areas while continuing already launched programs, according to Howard Koh, MD, MPH, HHS assistant secretary for health.
MedPage Today
added Jan 21, 2013 11:40

KOH: A Federal Plan for Ending the Tobacco Epidemic [FREE FULL TEXT]

Tomorrow, the CDC will launch a national media campaign “Tips from Former Smokers,” which is designed to prevent initiation among youth, promote cessation among adults, and inform the public about the health consequences of tobacco. This campaign represe
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 5, 2013 13:13

ENDING THE TOBACCO EPIDEMIC: Progress Toward A Healthier Nation (PDF)

This report, Ending the Tobacco Epidemic: Progress Toward a Healthier Nation, fulfills the recommendation put forth by the Strategic Action Plan for periodic reports that document progress in implementing the specific actions in the Plan and ultimately ac
US Dept. of Health and Human Services
added Aug 18, 2012 19:30

12th Report on Carcinogens (RoC)

Environmental Health Perspectives (NIEHS)
added Oct 8, 2012 14:31
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