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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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Census of smokers reveals nearly one billion people use tobacco daily

The most pressing health risks, the study warns, are in countries that have high prevalence and high consumption. These include China, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Kuwait, Korea, the Philippines, and several countries in Eastern Europe. The study calls
PBS Newshour
added Jan 9, 2014 06:45
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50 Years On from Surgeon General's Historic Smoking Report, Fictional Character and Cult Hero Martin Muntor Devises Plot to Bring Big Tobacco to Its Knees

Frank Freudberg's edgy new thriller Find Virgil takes readers inside one man's war against death-peddling cigarette companies. And it doesn't end pretty.
PR Newswire
added Jan 8, 2014 23:57
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ARCHIVE: MEANINGS & MOTIVES Experts Debating Tobacco Addiction (10/1/2008) [FREE FULL TEXT]

We investigated influences on these opposing definitions and their application in expert witness testimony in litigation in the 1990s and 2000s. ... WHEN 7 TOBACCO INDUSTRY chief executive officers (CEOs) swore before the US Congress in 1994 that nicotin
National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)
added Apr 4, 2013 12:04
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Gradual drop in youth tobacco use continues, but significant problem areas remain

Surgeon General's Report outlines key steps to further reducing tobacco use among youth
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Aug 9, 2012 17:24
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[Washington] HHS Region X Youth and Tobacco Town Hall Meeting: Overview

the imperative is clear: we must do all that we can to prevent adolescents and young adults from initiating tobacco use, and help those who have begun to use tobacco to quit. With this in mind, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, in partners
meetinglink.org
added Jun 13, 2012 15:27
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Florida Appeals Panel Vacates $10.5 Million In Tobacco Suit ($$)

found that the U.S. Surgeon’s report was hearsay and should not have been admitted to evidence and remanded the suit to the trial court for a new trial (R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., et al. v. John McCoy, No. 4D16-259, Fla. App. 4th Dist.).
Lexis Nexis
added Nov 10, 2017 15:03
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Trump Nominates Indiana Health Commissioner as Surgeon General

nominated Dr. Jerome M. Adams, the health commissioner for Indiana and a strong advocate of needle exchanges to avoid the spread of disease, to be the surgeon general of the United States.
New York Times
added Jun 30, 2017 15:12
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SIEGEL: What the FDA Gets Wrong About E-Cigarettes

Trump’s nomination of Scott Gottlieb to be the next commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration is a hopeful sign that the FDA’s illogical tobacco product regulations may soon end. The rules as they stand lump all nicotine-containing products in the
Bloomberg View
added Mar 16, 2017 19:13
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