Sort by: Date added | Date Published | Most Viewed

Headlines Tagged with DHHS 192 headlines found


[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

[Maine] DHHS to cut Medicaid coverage for anti-smoking medications

Maine appears to be the only state in the country this year to eliminate Medicaid coverage for prescription drugs that help smokers quit, a budget-balancing move critics say will ultimately cost more and leave many Mainers hooked on nicotine.
Bangor (ME) Daily News
added Aug 29, 2012 20:55

Ending the Tobacco Epidemic

On August 15, 2012, HHS issued a strategic action plan progress report fulfilling the recommendation put forth in Ending the Tobacco Epidemic: A Tobacco Control Strategic Action Plan for periodic reports that document progress in implementing the Plan an
US Dept. of Health and Human Services
added Aug 18, 2012 19:23

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

HHS releases new report on efforts to end the tobacco epidemic

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) today released a progress report to the tobacco strategic action plan that highlights the accomplishments and strategies of the Obama administration to help tobacco users quit and prevent children fro
US Dept. of Health and Human Services
added Aug 18, 2012 19:21


The national weighted average rate of tobacco sales to minors as reported by States and the District of Columbia in their FFY 2011 Annual Synar Reports is 8.5 percent. This is the lowest retailer violation rate (RVR) in the history of the Synar program.
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
added Aug 3, 2012 08:53

Drop in cigarette consumption offset by increases in other forms of smoked tobacco

Loopholes in tax structure, classification system are possible causes
PR Newswire
added Aug 2, 2012 17:27

RFA-DA-13-003: Tobacco Centers of Regulatory Science for Research Relevant to the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act (P50)

The NIH and the FDA have formed an interagency partnership to foster research relevant to tobacco regulations. The awards under this FOA will be administered by NIH using designated funds from the FDA CTP for tobacco regulatory science mandated by the Fam
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
added Jul 17, 2012 13:21

[Washington] HHS Region X Youth and Tobacco Town Hall Meeting: Overview

the imperative is clear: we must do all that we can to prevent adolescents and young adults from initiating tobacco use, and help those who have begun to use tobacco to quit. With this in mind, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, in partners
added Jun 13, 2012 15:27

[Washington] June 14, 2012 HHS Region X Youth and Tobacco Town Hall: About the Speakers and Panelists

Regina M. Benjamin, M.D., M.B.A. . . . Patrick O’Carroll, M.D., M.P.H., FACPM, FACMI Rear Admiral, Assistant Surgeon General . . . Mary C. Selecky Secretary, Washington State Department of Health
added Jun 13, 2012 15:19
Sign up for daily headlines All Headlines Featured Headlines U.S. Headlines International Headlines