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[Texas] EDITORIAL: Regulate e-cigarettes: Reignite anti-smoking movement in America

That means 5.6 million children and teens — or one in 13 — could die prematurely during adulthood because of smoking, Lushniak’s report concluded. We must be more aggressive. We know what smoking did to older generations. We must do our best to stop th
Mcallen (TX) Monitor
added Jan 23, 2014 00:36

How TV ads depicting smoking have changed

USA TODAY Network looks back at how cigarettes were portrayed in television commercials and in movies during smoking's heyday -- and how tobacco's portrayal in TV ads 50 years after the surgeon general's report is vastly different.
USA Today
added Jan 13, 2014 06:56

Fewer Americans see cigarette smoking as a major public health problem

About half (53%) of Americans still see cigarette smoking as an extremely or very serious public health problem, according to a Pew Research Center survey conducted last November. But the public now sees it as less of a problem than a number of other pub
Pew Research Center
added Jan 12, 2014 04:02

Former US surgeon general joining board of electronic cigarette maker

Former U.S. surgeon general Richard Carmona ... is joining the board of directors for NJOY Inc., the nation's leading electronic cigarette company ... "I'm probably going to be (the company's) biggest critic. ... I still look at my job as being a doctor o
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 24, 2013 15:49

Legacy Remembers C. Everett Koop - A True Leader and Hero in Public Health

At Legacy, we looked up to him for being a pioneer in tobacco control - educating the nation about the dangers of the addictiveness of nicotine in cigarettes and the impact of secondhand smoke.
American Legacy Foundation
added Mar 21, 2013 10:42

C. Everett Koop, the Nation’s Doctor, Was a Giant in the Fight Against Tobacco

All of us at the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids are deeply saddened ... His legacy is the global battle that continues today to create a future free of the death and disease caused by tobacco.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Feb 28, 2013 04:21

[Arizona] Carmona deals with mutual-funds issue

Richard Carmona, the former U.S. surgeon general who is now running for the U.S. Senate in Arizona, until recently owned mutual funds containing stocks in the tobacco giants Altria Group and Philip Morris International.
AZ Central - Arizona Republic
added Oct 1, 2012 16:51

GLANTZ: Smokefree Laws Cut Heart Attacks (and other bad things): Look At All The Evidence

You would question that conclusion if you read the article in Slate by Jacob Grier... The important thing to do is look at all the evidence (not just the few studies Grier talked about). The US Surgeon General did just that, in his 2014 report The Heal
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Feb 16, 2017 17:05

SIEGEL: POV: Antismoking Movement Has Been Co-Opted

Both the government and the national tobacco control organizations have largely abandoned the fight against the tobacco industry and smoking, and instead have dedicated themselves to seeking funding for research or policy that makes little or no further c
BU Bridge (Boston University)
added May 28, 2014 12:09

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
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