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MOLCHAN: Rep. Tom Price’s questionable ethics make him unfit to lead HHS

He voted against regulating tobacco, an addictive substance that causes a legion of health problems, as a drug. Could that have been related to his investment in the Altria Group, the parent company of Philip Morris and Smokeless Tobacco Company Inc.?
statnews.com
added Jan 25, 2017 17:24
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HARPER: Confirmation fight over Price is political theater

Then there’s Sen. Al Franken, who harangued Price before his committee for owning tobacco stocks while he himself currently profits from ownership of tobacco stocks.
Columbus (GA) Ledger-Enquirer
added Jan 25, 2017 17:24
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GLIED/FRANK: Care for the Vulnerable vs. Cash for the Powerful — Trump’s Pick for HHS

Price’s record demonstrates less concern for the sick, the poor, and the health of the public and much greater concern for the economic well-being of their physician caregivers...The proposed nomination of Tom Price to HHS highlights a sharp contrast betw
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added Dec 23, 2016 00:56
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Trump Taps Cigar Friendly Congressman for Health and Human Services Head

Rep. Tom Price, R-Georgia, has been selected by President-elect Donald Trump to be the next secretary of the Department Health and Human Services (HHS)... Price, who is an orthopedic surgeon, is a cigar smoker who supported previous efforts to exempt pre
HalfWheel
added Dec 10, 2016 18:25
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Nicopure Labs Releases Statement on the U.S. Surgeon General's Report on E-Cigarettes

"We are extremely disappointed that the US Surgeon General Report makes no mention of the UK Royal College of Physicians comprehensive report published earlier this year, which arrived at different conclusions about the vaping products' potential to redu
PR Newswire
added Dec 9, 2016 23:06
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ARCHIVE: HURT: No ifs, ands or butts — FDA warning photos faked

“Some are photographs; some are illustrations,” a spokesman at the Department of Health and Human Services explained to me Tuesday when I called about the new pictures. The dead man with the zipped-up chest? “It’s not a dead body,” the spokesman assured
Washington Times
added Oct 8, 2016 00:28
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Department of Health and Human Services: Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Research on E-Cigarettes (R01)

National Institutes of Health (NIH)
added Sep 26, 2016 17:46
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This Week in CTP - September 7, 2016: CMP Amounts for Tobacco Retailers Increased for Inflation

(HHS) recently issued a new regulation that adjusts, for inflation, the civil money penalty (CMP) amounts assessed against tobacco retailers who have violated the law. The adjusted amounts apply to CMPs assessed after August 1, 2016, even if the associat
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Sep 8, 2016 04:06
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head start updates will help protect children from tobacco smoke

Last week, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services finalized a major update to its Head Start Standards, including a provision that has the potential to help families reduce the amount of secondhand smoke that Head Start students are exposed to
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Sep 8, 2016 03:48
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[South Dakota] Rapid City scientist promoting smoke-free policies on reservations

Patricia Nez Henderson, vice president of the Black Hills Center for American Indian Health, has been appointed to the U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services to serve a four-year term on special committee to raise awareness on the dangers of smoking
Rapid City (SD) Journal
added Aug 20, 2016 15:40
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