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Surveillance for Cancers Associated with Tobacco Use — United States, 2010–2014

This report provides a comprehensive assessment of recent tobacco-associated cancer incidence for each cancer type by sex, age, race/ethnicity, metropolitan county classification, tumor characteristics, U.S. census region, and state. These data are import
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Nov 16, 2018 03:24
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Menthol ban will make a bad situation worse

Trump should ask...Gottlieb, in an exit interview, why the agency couldn’t achieve a central promise of his presidency: Improve our lives not with more regulation but with less of it, wisely implemented.
USA Today
added Nov 16, 2018 02:23
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FDA Seeks Ban On Menthol Cigarettes, Limits On E-Cig Sales ($$)

proposed a ban on menthol cigarettes and flavored cigars, along with new restrictions on sales of flavored e-cigarettes, in an effort to prevent youth access....also proposing to restrict sales of flavored e-cigarettes — except for mint and menthol, tobac
Law360
added Nov 15, 2018 23:48
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American Lung Association and the Ad Council Launch Spanish Language PSA Campaign to Increase Awareness of Lung Cancer Screening among the Hispanic Community

The 'Saved By The Scan' campaign and online eligibility quiz educates former smokers on the importance of getting screened for lung cancer
PR Newswire
added Nov 15, 2018 10:19
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Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance — United States, 2017

Nationwide, 8.8% of high school students had smoked cigarettes and 13.2% had used an electronic vapor product on at least 1 day during the 30 days before the survey
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Nov 12, 2018 20:12
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F.D.A. Plans to Seek a Ban on Menthol Cigarettes

As part of its campaign against flavored e-cigarettes and nicotine addiction, the Food and Drug Administration plans to seek a ban on sales of menthol cigarettes. It’s a measure long sought by health advocates, who said the products were marketed heavily
New York Times
added Nov 12, 2018 00:43
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MYERS: Adult Smoking in U.S. Fell to Record Low 14 Percent in 2017, but There Is Much Work to Do to Reduce Smoking Among All Americans

The FDA should take several critical steps to accelerate progress: implement its plan to limit nicotine in cigarettes to minimally addictive or non-addictive levels, and apply this limit to other combustible tobacco products; require graphic health warni
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 9, 2018 03:34
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[New York] Don’t hinder the hookah No obstaculicen la hookah

Enacted last year, the new law required businesses that wish to sell hookah to apply for permits between April 16 and October 22, 2018, to raise the minimum age for the purchase of hookah to 21 years old and to post warning signs provided by the New York
Manhattan Times
added Oct 25, 2018 23:45
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Combustible and Electronic Tobacco and Marijuana Products in Hip-Hop Music Videos, 2013-2017 [FREE FULL TEXT]

The confluence of hip-hop’s broad appeal, use of branded products by influential artists, and growing interest in electronic products and marijuana all contribute to the important public health concern of tobacco and marijuana use. Music videos offer larg
JAMA Internal Medicine
added Oct 20, 2018 15:14
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[California] LEE: The FDA Doesn’t Know What To Do About Scientists Who Are Sexual Harassers

A famed tobacco researcher who was found by his university to have created an “intimidating and offensive” work environment — yet whose center was still awarded a $20 million grant — underscores how federal agencies lack policies for scientists charged w
BuzzFeed
added Oct 18, 2018 05:35
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