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[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
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[Washington] June 14, 2012 HHS Region X Youth and Tobacco Town Hall: About the Speakers and Panelists

Regina M. Benjamin, M.D., M.B.A. . . . Patrick O’Carroll, M.D., M.P.H., FACPM, FACMI Rear Admiral, Assistant Surgeon General . . . Mary C. Selecky Secretary, Washington State Department of Health
meetinglink.org
added Jun 13, 2012 15:19
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Tobacco company strategies to identify and promote the benefits of nicotine

After publication of the 1988 Surgeon General’s report on nicotine addiction, tobacco companies (particularly RJ Reynolds) intensified efforts to promote the benefits of nicotine while downplaying its addictiveness and health risks.
Tobacco Control
added Aug 9, 2018 23:02
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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
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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
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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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[Thailand, USA] LETTER: It’s all a lie

the Surgeon General of the United States contrived a report that was blatantly false and the biggest lie of the century was created because non smokers who were annoyed by cigarette smoke jumped on the band wagon.... you were duped by the U.S. government
Pattaya Mail (th)
added Mar 7, 2014 20:07
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[Delaware] HOPE: The battle against smoking seems far from over

Our country and our state must redouble the efforts to win the fight against tobacco once and for all. Delaware has accomplished much in tobacco prevention. In 2002, we became the second state to pass a comprehensive law to prohibit smoking in public plac
Wilmington (DE) News Journal
added Feb 4, 2014 12:50
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LGBT People In U.S. Spend An Estimated $7.9 Billion Per Year On Cigarettes

“It really is time for smoking to come out of the closet as the top issue health issue affecting LGBT people today,” a leading LGBT health researcher tells BuzzFeed. New statistics released alongside the 50th Anniversary Surgeon General’s Report on Tobac
BuzzFeed
added Jan 19, 2014 00:40
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WEEKS: Quick Question: Time To Leave Smokers Alone?: The Protojournalist

Blum says, "in large measure because perpetuating the cause — and earning a salary and getting grants along the way — has become the cause." The fight against smoking, he says, "was hampered and delayed for decades by the perceived fear on the part of el
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Jan 15, 2014 17:05
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