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HHS Secretary Sebelius Resigns

"As she closes this chapter, Secretary Sebelius is extremely thankful to President Obama and very proud of the historic accomplishments of this administration." Sebelius, 65, who has served in the post since the beginning of President Obama's first term
MedPage Today
added Apr 10, 2014 22:44
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[Missouri] MARKAY: Federal Support for Anti-Tobacco Advocacy Raises Legal Questions

Funding provided by federal grants appear to have supported efforts to lobby state and local governments for greater restrictions on tobacco sales and usage in violation of restrictions on the use of federal funds for political or policy advocacy. The r
Washington Free Beacon
added Mar 12, 2014 00:45
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Message from Kathleen Sebelius (PDF)

We can prevent the staggering toll that tobacco takes on individuals, families, and communities. This new Surgeon General’s report focuses on cigarettes ... Tobacco prevention and control efforts need to be commensurate with the harm caused by tobacco u
US Surgeon General Site (DHHS)
added Jan 12, 2014 03:34
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50th Anniversary of the Surgeon General’s Report on Smoking and Health: A statement by CDC Director Dr. Tom Frieden

We have made enormous progress in the past 50 years, preventing millions of deaths and tens of millions of illnesses. But we have much further to go – tobacco remains, by far, the single leading preventable cause of death in the United States and the wor
US Dept. of Health and Human Services
added Jan 12, 2014 03:37
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50th Anniversary of the Surgeon General’s Report on Smoking and Health: A statement by Acting Surgeon General Dr. Boris D. Lushniak

If you are one of the millions of Americans who smoke, I ask you to quit for your own good and for the good of your loved ones. Today is a great day to make the pledge and begin the path to health and wellness. Make January 11, 2014 a day for you and yo
US Dept. of Health and Human Services
added Jan 12, 2014 03:31
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50th Anniversary of the Surgeon General’s Report on Smoking and Health: A statement by HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius

Later this month, we will release a new Surgeon General’s Report that will highlight 50 years of progress in tobacco control and prevention, present new data on the health consequences of tobacco use ... I am extremely proud of the Obama Administration’
US Dept. of Health and Human Services
added Jan 12, 2014 03:29
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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
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Unified Agenda 0910-AG59: Requirements for the Testing and Reporting of Tobacco Product Constituents, Ingredients, and Additives / Unified Agenda current as of Spring 2013

requires the Food and Drug Administration to promulgate regulations that require the testing and reporting of tobacco product constituents, ingredients, and additives, including smoke constituents, that the agency determines should be tested to protect th
Federal Register
added Jan 7, 2014 16:42
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Tobacco-Free Campuses on the Rise: Q&A with Dr. Howard Koh, HHS

Last September the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), together with several key partners, launched the National Tobacco-Free College Campus Initiative to promote and support the adoption and implementation of tobacco-free policies at uni
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
added Nov 30, 2013 01:16
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Dr. Howard K. Koh: A Steadfast Commitment to End the Tobacco Epidemic

the President has prioritized protecting Americans from tobacco's deadly health consequences. From the early months of his first term, President Obama has demonstrated a steadfast commitment to ending the tobacco epidemic, focusing on prevention for yout
Huffington Post (blog)
added Mar 20, 2013 02:28
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