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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
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[Michigan] Government Seeks To Cut Tobacco Use On College Campuses

U-M's chief health officer, Dr. Robert Winfield, noted that central to becoming smoke free at Michigan was a commitment to be respectful to smokers, while encouraging established smokers to quit.
WWJ 950 (Detroit, MI)
added Sep 11, 2012 18:13
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[USA] The CEO Roundtable on Cancer Joins Bilateral Effort to Promote Smoke-Free Workplaces in China

The CEO Roundtable on Cancer joined with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the Ministry of Health of the People's Republic of China (MOH), and nearly 60 leading enterprises operating in China to issue a joint statement establishing
CBS MarketWatch
added Sep 11, 2012 13:04
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Tobacco-Free Campuses: Promoting a Culture of Health

An historic event takes place in Ann Arbor on Wednesday, September 12. Dr. Howard Koh, the Assistant Secretary for Health at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, will be present at the University of Michigan School of Public Health to announ
University of Michigan School of Public Health
added Sep 10, 2012 15:34
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[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
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[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
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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
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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
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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
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FFY 2011 ANNUAL SYNAR REPORTS - TOBACCO SALES TO YOUTH (PDF)

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
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