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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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Should e-cigarette manufacturers take the FDA up on its “challenge”? ($$)

(DHHS) launched a new website, BeTobaccoFree.gov. Another page on that website contains a direct attack on e-cigarettes and cites three main reasons why e-cigarettes and similar products should not be used.
Tobacco Journal International
added Mar 16, 2013 13:23
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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
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Irresponsible E-Cigarette Advice From The Department Of Health?

Boston University expert questions latest DHHS claims on e-cig safety
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Dec 3, 2012 09:35
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Say It - Share It

Tweets CDCTobaccoFree profile CDCTobaccoFree .@DrOz @SharecareNow: Thanks for encouraging messages about quitting smoking! Learn more from former smokers #CDCTips: http://t.co/pp8YVPDi2 hours ago · reply
BeTobaccoFree.gov (DHHS)
added Nov 19, 2012 15:42
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Electronic Cigarettes

E-Cigarettes may contain ingredients that are known to be toxic to humans. Because clinical studies about the safety of e-cigarettes have not been submitted to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), you have no way of knowing:
BeTobaccoFree.gov (DHHS)
added Nov 19, 2012 15:37
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Tobacco Facts and Figures

Tobacco use is the leading cause of preventable illness and death in the United States. It causes many different cancers as well as chronic lung diseases such as emphysema and bronchitis, heart disease, pregnancy-related problems, and many other serious h
BeTobaccoFree.gov (DHHS)
added Nov 19, 2012 15:36
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About Us

Mission BeTobaccoFree.gov provides information from various Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) operating and staff divisions.
BeTobaccoFree.gov (DHHS)
added Nov 19, 2012 15:35
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