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Dr. C. Everett Koop: His 5 Most Principled Stands

1. In 1986, Koop issued a landmark report that offered the first official government warning that secondhand cigarette smoke was linked to cancer in nonsmokers. He was among the first to call for bans on smoking in the workplace and public spaces, which t
AARP
added Feb 26, 2013 15:20
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[Asia, Israel, USA] A breath of fresh air

Israel was among the first to pass legislation restricting smoking in workplaces and other public places as long ago as the early 1980s. One doesn’t suffer from secondhand smoke in elevators, cinemas, taxis, health-fund clinics, lecture halls or buses an
Jerusalem Post
added Jan 26, 2014 07:06
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E-Cigarettes less harmful than traditional cigarettes?

According to a spokesman for NJOY Inc., the funding will be used “for marketing, clinical trials, research and development, and international expansion.” Craig Weiss, CEO of NJOY said, “After lengthy study, Sean and I are convinced that NJOY will contin
The Guardian Express Newspaper (Las Vegas, NV)
added Jun 11, 2013 13:53
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Judicial Watch Sues over Records on Obama E-Cig Regs

filed a Freedom of Information (FOIA) lawsuit against the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) seeking records from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Office of the Surgeon General (OS
Judicial Watch
added May 5, 2017 18:22
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GLANTZ: ACS. Harvard, and NCI researchers conclude that smoking causes breast cancer: This is important to all women

It is time to actively integrate breast cancer into tobacco control efforts, particularly for the CDC and US Surgeon General to add breast cancer to the official list of disease smoking and secondhand smoke “causes.” This recognition will be particularl
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Mar 3, 2015 04:13
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Former U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Richard Carmona Joins NJOY Electronic Cigarettes’ Board of Directors

Dr. Carmona will provide strategic counsel to the company on public health and regulatory issues and spearhead NJOY’s research on the harm reduction potential of electronic cigarettes. “Dr. Carmona is an important addition to NJOY’s Board and we are
Business Wire
added Mar 25, 2013 09:33
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[Florida] R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY; and PHILIP MORRIS USA INC., Appellants, v. JOHN MCCOY, As Personal Representative of The Estate of GLODINE MCCOY, Appellee. (PDF)

As we recently concluded in Philip Morris USA, Inc. v. Pollari, No. 4D16-334 (Fla. 4th DCA Aug. 30, 2017), the Reports are hearsay that are inadmissible as public records or adoptive admissions and may not be used to bolster the opinions of testifying
Fourth District Court of Appeal / State of Florida
added Nov 9, 2017 04:25
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SIEGEL: Surgeon General Continues to Lie about Tobacco in E-Cigarettes

Even if the Surgeon General wrongly believes that consuming any product that contains nicotine is a form of tobacco use, then he is still lying to the public. Under that definition, e-cigarettes are not the most commonly used form of tobacco among youth.
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Mar 13, 2017 16:26
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50th Anniversary Of First Tobacco Warning: Top Smoking Myths That Keep Smokers Hooked

Nonetheless, current lung cancer rates are a testament to the pervasiveness of enduring misconceptions about tobacco, according to the experts at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. “Since 1964, smoking rates have dropped by more than hal
Medical Daily
added Nov 10, 2013 20:55
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Surgeon General's Reports on Smoking and Tobacco Use

2012—Preventing Tobacco Use Among Youth and Young Adult 2010—How Tobacco Smoke Causes Disease: The Biology and Behavioral Basis for Smoking-Attributable Disease
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Jun 10, 2013 13:08
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