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Smoking in the White House: Dick Cheney recalls days of free cigarettes from tobacco companies

While promoting his book about his 35-year battle with heart disease, former Vice President Dick Cheney talked about smoking in the White House and in the Boy Scouts - and the moment that led him to kick the habit.
Grand Rapids (MI) Press
added Apr 22, 2014 14:26

Leading the way to better health

Psychologists have pioneered the science and policy of tobacco control since the first Surgeon General’s Report ... Here are some of the most influential psychologists in the area and a few of their accomplishments. David B. Abrams, PhD, Schroeder Insti
Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology
added Apr 22, 2014 13:19

Hamish Maxwell, Philip Morris Empire Builder, Dies at 87

Hamish Maxwell, whose acquisitions of food companies in the 1980s turned Philip Morris into a consumer products colossus, died on Saturday at his home in Palm Beach, Fla. He was 87...."cigarettes aren’t necessarily dangerous,” Mr. Maxwell, a two-pack-a-d
New York Times
added Apr 22, 2014 10:29

OncoBlog: AACR Eyes Tobacco Control

American Association for Cancer Research has published a collection of articles in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the first Surgeon General's report on health consequences of tobacco. * Note that although almost one in five Americans still smok
MedPage Today
added Apr 18, 2014 20:27

[Europe, UK, USA] E-cigarettes: no smoke without fear ($$)

E-cigarettes are big business. How did they start? How do they work? And what is big tobacco doing to protect its market share?
Financial Times (uk)
added Apr 17, 2014 10:20

Fifty Years On, Half As Many Americans Now Smoke, but… …Too Many Are Still Dying Prematurely

Experts commemorating the fiftieth anniversary of the report here at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) 2014 celebrated the progress that has been made, but emphasized that much remains to be done. "Tobacco is the largest preventable ca
Medical Tribune
added Apr 14, 2014 20:10

Military trying hard to reverse rank tobacco has among troops

Social pressures, job stress and a youthful sense of invincibility — the risk-taking type of personality that’s attracted to the military — clash with efforts to get them to tamp out their butts. Military culture also has a tobacco tradition that’s tough
added Apr 8, 2014 18:14

[Ireland, UK] United States Council for International Business

Philip Morris International is currently a USCIB member. [4] In April 2012, when the UK government announced their plain packaging consultation, USCIB joined forces with other US trade associations, including the TransAtlantic Business Dialogue, the US C (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added Apr 8, 2014 11:01

Session Title: Honoring the 50th Anniversary Surgeon General’s Report: The Health Consequences of Smoking—50 Years of Progress

Speakers will also discuss challenges to future tobacco control efforts and federal research and regulatory efforts aimed at further understanding and reducing the adverse health consequences of smoking and other forms of tobacco use.
Abstracts Online
added Apr 7, 2014 15:45

[California] AACR to Host Tobacco Control Session, Media Availability at Annual Meeting 2014

an Annual Meeting session, “Honoring the 50th Anniversary Surgeon General’s Report: The Health Consequences of Smoking—50 Years of Progress,” will be held in Room 1 of the San Diego Convention Center, Monday, April 7, 2014, 10:30 a.m. PT to 12:30 p.m. PT.
American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)
added Apr 7, 2014 15:39
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