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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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Irresponsible E-Cigarette Advice From The Department Of Health?

Boston University expert questions latest DHHS claims on e-cig safety
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Dec 3, 2012 09:35
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HHS Launches BeTobaccoFree.gov

(HHS) today announced the launch of BeTobaccoFree.gov, a comprehensive website providing one-stop access to the best and most up-to-date tobacco-related information from across its agencies. This consolidated resource includes general information on tobac
US Dept. of Health and Human Services
added Dec 1, 2012 12:57
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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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