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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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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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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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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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[Washington] Smoking ban could be addictive

Western does not forbid smoking on campus, although the university discourages smoking throughout campus walkways with signs that read “avoid smoking on walkways, paths, bus stops & when near others outdoors.”
The Western Front (Western Washington University)
added Jul 25, 2013 02:15
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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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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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